Top 10 Company Insider Stock Sales of the Past Week

Following is information about the 10 largest sales by insiders over the past week.

  1. Intuit Inc (NASDAQ:INTU): Scott Cook sold 500,000 shares on May 23 2011 at prices between $53.02 and $53.81, for a total cost of $26,514,492. 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. Competitors to Watch: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB), Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), NetSuite Inc. (NYSE:N), salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM), Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN), Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS), Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP), and Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL).
  2. Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI): Anton Levy sold 271,338 shares on May 19 2011 at prices between $87.96 and $89.96, for a total cost of $23,957,292. 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.
  3. Equity One Inc (NYSE:EQY): Nathan Hetz sold 1,000,000 shares on May 19 2011 at prices between $19.32 and $19.32, for a total cost of $19,320,000. About the company:  Equity One, Inc. is a self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust.  The Trust principally acquires, renovates, develops, and manages community and neighborhood shopping centers anchored by national and regional supermarket chains.  Equity One’s portfolio currently consists of properties primarily located in metropolitan areas of Florida and Texas.
  4. Ultralife Corp (NASDAQ:ULBI): Bradford Whitmore sold 4,000,000 shares on May 20 2011 at prices between $4.50 and $4.50, for a total cost of $18,000,000. About the company: Ultralife Corporations is a batter, energy and communication product company that serves government, defense, and commercial customers.  The Company’s energy services provides back-up/stationary power services and solutions to the communications, power utility and data processing industries.  The battery and energy product segment provides non-rechargeable and rechargeable batteries.
  5. Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A): William Sullivan sold 360,011 shares on May 23 2011 at prices between $48.65 and $49.06, for a total cost of $17,614,520. About the company:  Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries.  The Company’s operations include electronic measurement, bio-analytical measurement, semiconductor and board testing.
  6. Validus Holdings Ltd (NYSE:VR): Alok Singh sold 479,689 shares on May 19 2011 at prices between $32.58 and $32.58, for a total cost of $15,629,947. About the company:  Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based reinsurer.  The Company concentrates on property risks and other reinsurance lines.
  7. Perrigo Co (NASDAQ:PRGO): Moshe Arkin sold 180,362 shares on May 19 2011 at prices between $86.31 and $87.04, for a total cost of $15,594,888. About the company:  Perrigo Company manufactures 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 (NYSE:CVS), and Target (NYSE:TGT), and major wholesalers such as Super Valu and McKesson.
  8. Praxair Inc (NYSE:PX): Ricardo Malfitano sold 148,000 shares on May 19 2011 at prices between $105.02 and $105.03, for a total cost of $15,543,524. About the company:  Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America.  The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene.  Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  9. Carbo Ceramics Inc (NYSE:CRR): William Morris sold 79,240 shares on May 17 2011 at prices between $152.15 and $155.68, for a total cost of $12,108,890. About the company:  CARBO Ceramics Inc. produces and supplies ceramic proppants for use in the oil and gas industry.  The Company also provides foundry metal casting, and industrial mineral grinding.  Carbo has manufacturing plants located worldwide.
  10. Ancestry.com Inc (NASDAQ:ACOM): Timothy Sullivan sold 263,566 shares on May 17 2011 at prices between $40.22 and $40.22, for a total cost of $10,599,307. About the company:  Ancestry.com, Inc. is an online family history research company.  The Company’s website offers online sources for family and local histories, vital records, military records and census records, as well as civil, ecclesiastical, and immigration records.

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