Insiders Sold Shares in These Public Companies at End of September

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider sales registered with the SEC for the week ending Sep 30th, 2011:

  1.  H J Heinz Co (NYSE:HNZ):  Nelson Peltz sold 835,000 shares at market prices between $50.23 and $50.83 on Sep 20th 2011, for a total cost of $42,362,249. About the company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products.
  2.  Tiffany & Co (NYSE:TIF):  Peter May sold 400,000 shares at a market price of $71.68 on Sep 27th 2011, for a total cost of $28,671,160. About the company: Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry and specialty retail stores and designs and manufactures its products through subsidiary companies. The Company retails its products through stores and boutiques in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Brazil, and wholesales outside the United States. Tiffany also markets through the Internet and catalogs.
  3.  Jefferies Group Inc New (NYSE:JEF):  Richard Handler sold 2,000,000 shares at a market price of $12.58 on Sep 22nd 2011, for a total cost of $25,160,000. About the company: Jefferies Group, Inc. is an independent, full-service global securities and investment banking firm. The Company provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, including M&A and restructuring, as well as institutional brokerage in equity, equity-linked, high yield and other fixed income securities, along with fundamental research and asset management.
  4.  Global Traffic Network Inc (NASDAQ:GNET):  William Yde sold 1,347,277 shares at market prices between $13.99 and $14.00 on Sep 28th 2011, for a total cost of $18,856,521. About the company: Global Traffic Network, Inc. offers traffic and news reports to radio and television stations in Australia. In compensation, the Company receives advertising time that it sells.
  5.  H J Heinz Co (NYSE:HNZ):  Nelson Petltz sold 150,000 shares at a market price of $51.68 on Sep 27th 2011, for a total cost of $7,751,250. About the company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products.
  6.  Rpx Corp (RPXC):  Geoffrey Barker sold 394,267 shares at a market price of $19.57 on Sep 21st 2011, for a total cost of $7,715,805.  John Amster sold 394,267 shares at a market price of $19.57 on Sep 21st 2011, for a total cost of $7,715,805.
  7.  Autozone Inc (NYSE:AZO):  Timothy Briggs sold 23,403 shares at market prices between $324.83 and $325.91 on Sep 26th 2011, for a total cost of $7,613,384. About the company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  8.  Rpx Corp (RPXC):  Zur, Eran sold 295,701 shares at a market price of $19.57 on Sep 21st 2011, for a total cost of $5,786,869.
  9.  Nu Skin Enterprises Inc (NYSE:NUS):  Scott Schwerdt sold 132,250 shares at a market price of $43.05 on Sep 26th 2011, for a total cost of $5,693,363. About the company: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. is a global direct selling company. The Company distributes premium quality personal care products and nutritional supplements. Nu Skin markets its products in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. The Company provides marketing and distribution of technology-based products through Big Planet, Inc.

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