New S&P 500 Insider Stock Trades: AAPL, INTC, PNC, CME, BBY, CRM, BIIB, LXK

As the U.S. financial markets open flat following a massive upswing into the closing bell yesterday, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for October 3rd and October 4th:

  • Jeffrey E Williams, who is a Senior Vice President at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), sold 3,000 shares on Oct 03 at $377.73 per share for a total value of $1,133,198. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • William M Holt, who is Senior Vice President & General Manager, Technical & Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), sold 12,580 shares on Oct 03 at $20.95 per share for a total value of $263,577. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Helge H Wehmeier, who is a Director at PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC), bought 480 shares on Oct 03 at $48.00 per share for a total value of $23,040. About the company: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services organization. The Company provides regional banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services nationally and in the Company’s primary regional markets.
  • Gary M Katler, who is a Director at CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), sold 140 shares on Oct 03 at $250.97 per share for a total value of $35,136. About the company: CME Group Inc. operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The Exchange brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears.
  • Lisa Caputo, who is a Director at Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY), bought 403 shares on Oct 03 at $23.19 per share for a total value of $9,346. About the company: Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site. The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores.
  • Craig Conway, who is a Director at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 750 shares on Oct 03 at $113.00 per share for a total value of $84,750. About the company: Salesforce.com, Inc. provides software on demand. The Company supplies a customer relationship management service to businesses worldwide providing a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run business applications. Clients use Salesforce.com to manage their customer, sales and operational data.
  • Robert E. Gagnon, who is the Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President & Controller at Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), sold 778 shares on Oct 03 at $92.55 per share for a total value of $72,004. About the company: Biogen Idec Inc. develops, manufactures, and commercializes therapies, focusing on neurology, oncology, and immunology. The Company’s products addresses diseases such as multiple sclerosis, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn’s disease, and psoriasis.
  • Stephen R Hardis, who is a Director at Lexmark International Inc. (NYSE:LXK), bought 892 shares on Oct 03 at $26.82 per share for a total value of $23,923. About the company: Lexmark International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes. The Company’s products include laser printers, inkjet printers, multifunction devices, and associated supplies, services and solutions. Lexmark’s products are sold in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Rim and the Caribbean.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from publicly available SEC filings. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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