S&P 500 Insider Stock Purchases and Sales to Watch

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about recent insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500.

  • Immobiliaria Carso SA De C V, who is an insider at The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), bought 389,850 shares at a cost of $7.05 for a total of $2,747,160 on Aug 18.  It bought 163,150 shares at a cost of $6.90 for a total of $1,126,140 on Aug 18.  bought 450,000 shares at a cost of $6.71 for a total of $3,021,705 on Aug 19.   About the company: The New York Times Company, a diversified media company, conducts operations in newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, and electronic information and publishing. The Company’s publications include “The New York Times,” “The Boston Globe,” and the “International Herald Tribune.”. New York Times also holds interests in a newsprint mill and a paper mill.
  • Irwin Jacobs, who is an insider at QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), sold 12,500 shares at a cost of $55.34 for a total of $691,750 on Aug 1. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Paul Jacobs, who is an insider at QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), sold 30,000 shares at a cost of $55.33 for a total of $1,659,801 on Aug 1. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Andrew Jassy, who is an insider at  Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), sold 7,750 shares at a cost of $202.06 for a total of $1,565,965 on Aug 15. About the company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Michael Jeffries, who is an insider at Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF), sold 100,000 shares at a cost of $58.03 for a total of $5,803,434 on Aug 23. About the company: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a specialty retailer that operates stores selling casual apparel, such as knit shirts, graphic t-shirts, jeans, woven shirts and personal care and other accessories for men, women and kids. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada as well as retails its products over the Internet.
  • Margeret Johnson, who is an insider at QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), sold 30,000 shares at a cost of $55.17 for a total of $1,655,199 on Aug 1. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Randy Johnson, who is an insider at O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), sold 8,500 shares at a cost of $61.69 for a total of $524,407 on Aug 19. About the company: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States.
  • Paul Julian, who is an insider at McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), sold 54,668 shares at a cost of $77.65 for a total of $4,245,194 on Aug 16. About the company: McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.
  • James Kavanaugh, who is an insider at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), sold 8,511 shares at a cost of $174.93 for a total of $1,488,801 on Aug 4. About the company: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • W K Kellog Foundation Trust, who is an insider at Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), sold 100,000 shares at a cost of $53.00 for a total of $5,300,170 on Aug 23. About the company: Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world.
  • John Keogh, who is an insider at ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), sold 18,160 shares at a cost of $66.66 for a total of $1,210,546 on Aug 3. About the company: ACE Limited is the holding company for the ACE Group of Companies, a property and casualty insurance business. The Group provides a diversified range of products and services to clients through operations in countries around the world. ACE provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products.
  • Reed Krakoff, who is an insider at Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH), sold 93,739 shares at a cost of $55.50 for a total of $5,202,515 on Aug 5. About the company: Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.
  • J. Wayne Leonard, who is an insider at Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR), sold 258,695 shares at a cost of $66.55 for a total of $17,216,152 on Aug 1. About the company: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that is primarily focused on electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. The Company delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy also owns and operates nuclear plants in the northern United States.

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

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