This Week’s Insider S&P 500 Stock Trades to Know

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average is surging higher 235 points to 11,246 and the S&P 500 Index is up 20 points to 1,171 this morning, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for September 27th and September 28th:

  • Irwin M Jacobs, who is a Director at QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), sold 95,322 shares on Sep 27 at $51.26 per share for a total value of $4,886,415. 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.
  • Jerry W Levin, who is a Director at U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), sold 1,133 shares on Sep 27 at $24.67 per share for a total value of $27,955. About the company: U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • Stephen E Sterrett, who is EVP/Chief Financial Officer at Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG), sold 6,933 shares on Sep 27 at $115.00 per share for a total value of $797,295. About the company: Simon Property Group, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed, real estate investment trust. The Company owns, develops, and manages retail real estate properties including regional malls, outlet centers, community/lifestyle centers, and international properties.
  • Susan C Schwab, who is a Director at FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX), bought 140 shares on Sep 27 at $71.20 per share for a total value of $9,967. About the company: FedEx Corp. delivers packages and freight to multiple countries and territories throught an integrated global network. The Company provides worldwide express delivery, ground small-parcel delivery, less-than-truckload freight delivery, supply chain management services, customs brokerage services, and trade facilitation and electronic commerce solutions.
  • Heidi Miller, who is a Director at General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS), sold 20,000 shares on Sep 27 at $39.55 per share for a total value of $791,032. About the company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • Ronda E Stryker, who is a Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Sep 27 at $49.50 per share for a total value of $445,523. About the company: Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products. The Company’s products include implants, biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
  • Nelson Peltz, who is a Director at HJ Heinz Co. (NYSE:HNZ), sold 150,000 shares on Sep 27 at $51.68 per share for a total value 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.
  • Dan Maurer, who is SVP, Consumer Group at Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), sold 26,787 shares on Sep 27 at $49.02 per share for a total value of $1,312,966. About the company: Intuit Inc. develops and markets business and financial management software solutions for small and medium sized businesses, financial institutions, consumers, and accounting professionals The Company provides software for small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
  • Graham Smith, who is the Chief Financial Officer at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 1,000 shares on Sep 27 at $124.07 per share for a total value of $124,070. 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.
  • Bryce Blair, who is CEO at Avalonbay Communities Inc. (NYSE:AVB), sold 4,000 shares on Sep 28 at $120.01 per share for a total value of $480,036. About the company: AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is a self-managed, fully-integrated multi-family real estate investment trust. The Company focuses on the ownership and operation of institutional-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. The markets are located in Northern and South California and in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest region.
  • Bryce Blair, who is CEO at Avalonbay Communities Inc. (NYSE:AVB), sold 9,400 shares on Sep 27 at $120.76 per share for a total value of $1,135,135. About the company: AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is a self-managed, fully-integrated multi-family real estate investment trust. The Company focuses on the ownership and operation of institutional-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. The markets are located in Northern and South California and in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest region.
  • Peter W May, who is a Director at Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), sold 400,000 shares on Sep 27 at $71.68 per share for a total value 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.
  • Jon M King, who is an Executive Vice President at Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), sold 31,000 shares on Sep 27 at $72.75 per share for a total value of $2,255,259. 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.
  • Craig Hart, who is Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer at Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE:TSN), sold 5,040 shares on Sep 27 at $17.50 per share for a total value of $88,200. About the company: Tyson Foods, Inc. produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. The Company’s products are marketed and sold to national and regional grocery retailers, regional grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, and industrial food processing companies.
  • Thomas S Johnson, who is a Director at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NASDAQ:RRD), bought 149,000 shares on Sep 27 at $14.68 per share for a total value of $2,187,350. About the company: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides commercial printing and information services. The Company provides solutions that include commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management.

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

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