Insiders Sold At Least $10 Million in These Stocks Recently

The following insiders sold at least $10 million in stock in the past week:

  1. Arch Capital Group Limited (NASDAQ:ACGL): John M Pasquesi, who is Vice Chairman, sold 446,513 shares on May 13 2011 at a price of $34.29, for total proceeds of $15,312,895.00. This insider presently holds 318,006 shares in the company. The transaction represented 58.40% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Arch Capital Group Ltd. Is a Bermuda-based insurance and financial services company that provides reinsurance and insurance products on a worldwide basis.
  2. Air Castle Limited (NYSE:AYR): Wesley R Edens, who is Director, sold 5,000,000 shares on May 16 2011 at a price of $13.07, for total proceeds of $65,350,000.00. This insider presently holds 162,698 shares in the company. The transaction represented 96.85% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Aircastle Ltd. Is a global company that acquires, leases, and sells high-quality commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world.
  3. Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT): ValueAct Holdings, LP, which is Director, sold 2,010,000 shares on May 09 2011 at a price of $37.81, for total proceeds of $75,990,500.00. This insider presently holds 5,080,013 shares in the company. The transaction represented 28.35% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Gartner, Inc. provides research and analysis on the computer hardware, software, communications, and related information technology industries. The Company’s business segments include research, consulting, measurement, events and executive programs.
  4. Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI): Anton J Levy, who is Director, sold 119,361 shares on May 10 2011 at a price of $88.59, for total proceeds of $10,574,204.00. This insider presently holds 1,047,555 shares in the company. The transaction represented 10.23% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: MercadoLibre, Inc. operates an online trading site for the Latin American markets. The Company’s website allows businesses and individuals to list items and conduct sales and purchases online in either a fixed-price or auction format. MercadoLibre offers classified advertisements for motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft, real estate and services, and offers online payment services.
  5. OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPEN): Thomas Layton, who is Director, sold 153,605 shares on May 09 2011 at a price of $93.61, for total proceeds of $14,378,787.00. This insider presently holds 287,495 shares in the company. The transaction represented 34.82% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: OpenTable, Inc. provides free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners through an online booking service. The Company also offers reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. OpenTable allows users to search for tables based on desired criteria for cuisine, price, and location.
  6. Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN): Jeffrey H Boyd, who is President and CEO, sold 105,556 shares on May 10 2011 at a price of $527.46, for total proceeds of $55,676,883.00. This insider presently holds 221,260 shares in the company. The transaction represented 32.30% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  7. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): John C Compton, who is CEO, PepsiCo Americas Foods, sold 151,100 shares on May 06 2011 at a price of $69.45, for total proceeds of $10,494,137.00. This insider presently holds 215,154 shares in the company. The transaction represented 41.26% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufactures or uses contract manufacturers, markets and sells a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  8. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): Indra K Nooyi, who is Chairman and CEO, sold 175,932 shares on May 12 2011 at a price of $70.20, for total proceeds of $12,351,236.00. This insider presently holds 493,033 shares in the company. The transaction represented 26.30% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufactures or uses contract manufacturers, markets and sells a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  9. Perrigo Co. (NASDAQ:PRGO): Moshe Arkin, who is Director, sold 141,127 shares on May 09 2011 at a price of $87.63, for total proceeds of $12,366,564.00. This insider presently holds 5,649,952 shares in the company. The transaction represented 02.44% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Perrigo Company manufactuers store brand over-the-counter pharmaceutical products and also manufactures store brand nutritional products. The Company’s customers include major national and regional retail drug, supermarket, and mass merchandise chains such as Albertson’s, CVS, and Target, and major wholesalers such as Super Value and McKesson.
  10. Sirona Dental Health Systems (NASDAQ:SIRO): Nicholas W. Alexos, who is Director, sold 9,747,480 shares on May 13 2011 at a price of $53.00, for total proceeds of $516,616,440.00. This insider presently holds 00,000 shares in the company. The transaction represented 100.00% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental equipment. The Company’s products include CAD/CAM restoration equioment, digital and film-based intra-oral, panoramic and cephalometric X-ray imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces.
  11. Sirona Dental Health Systems (NASDAQ:SIRO): Jeffrey Slovin, who is PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR, sold 400,000 shares on May 13 2011 at a price of $53.00, for total proceeds of $21,200,000.00. This insider presently holds 00,000 shares in the company. The transaction represented 100.00% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental equipment. The Company’s products include CAD/CAM restoration equioment, digital and film-based intra-oral, panoramic and cephalometric X-ray imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces.
  12. Sirona Dental Health Systems (NASDAQ:SIRO): Timothy P Sullivan, who is Director, sold 9,747,480 shares on May 13 2011 at a price of $53.00, for total proceeds of $516,616,440.00. This insider presently holds 00,000 shares in the company. The transaction represented 100.00% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental equipment. The Company’s products include CAD/CAM restoration equioment, digital and film-based intra-oral, panoramic and cephalometric X-ray imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces.
  13. Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE): Jeffrey W Ubben, who is Director, sold 7,000,000 shares on May 09 2011 at a price of $18.99, for total proceeds of $132,930,000.00. This insider presently holds 00,000 shares in the company. The transaction represented 100.00% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Sara Lee Corporation manufactures and markets brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. The Company is focused primarily on the meats, baking, beverage and household products categories.
  14. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR): Sander M. Levy, who is Director, sold 3,700,000 shares on May 11 2011 at a price of $31.80, for total proceeds of $117,660,000.00. This insider presently holds 34,109 shares in the company. The transaction represented 99.09% of this insider’s holdings. About the company: Validus Holdings, Ltd. Is a Bermuda-based reinsurer. The Company concentrates on property risks and other reinsurance lines.
  15. Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): Lawrence Page, who is Chief Executive Officer, sold a total of 83,334 shares at market priced between $536.01 and $542.21 between May 9th, 2011 and May 10th, 2011, for total proceeds of $44,878,854. He presently holds 115,000 Class A shares, and these transactions represented 19.46% of his total holdings. Note that Page still has extensive holdings in the company in the form of non-publicly traded Class B common shares. About the company:  Google, Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website.  The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  16. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT): William H Gates III, who is Director, sold 10,000,000 shares at prices between $25.24 and $25.42 on May 11th and May 12th, for total proceeds of $253,294,000. These transactions represented 0.87% of his total holdings. He presently holds 570,976,087 shares in the company. About the company: Microsoft Corporation, develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products.  The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software.  Mircosoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  17. Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CNK): Mitchell Lee Roy, who is Director, sold 2,000,000 shares on May 13th, 2011 at a market price of $20.7, for total proceeds of $41,400,000. He presently holds 4,419,095 shares in the company. These transactions represented 18.45% of his holdings in the company.  About the company: Cinemark Holdings, Inc. operates movie theaters.  The Company operates in the United States and Latin America.
  18. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR): Alok Singh, who is Director, sold 656,472 shares between May 11th, 2011 and May 12th, 2011, at market prices between $32.22 and $32.46, for total proceeds of $21,229,707. He presently holds 5,690,225. These transactions represented approximately 10.6% of his holdings in the company.  Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based reinsurer.  The Company concentrates on company risks and other reinsurance lines.

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