Top Insiders Traded These S&P 500 Stocks at the Start of September

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) for September 1st and September 2nd:

  • Jeffrey E Williams who is Senior Vice President at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), sold 3,000 shares on Sep 01 at $383.80 per share for a total value of $1,151,413. 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.
  • Brian Kevin Turner who is Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), sold 122,060 shares on Sep 01 at $26.61 per share for a total value of $3,247,492. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Patricia Q Stonesifer who is Director at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), sold 5,000 shares on Sep 01 at $215.54 per share for a total value of $1,077,712. 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 R Jacobson who is an insider at eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), sold 60,000 shares on Sep 01 at $30.62 per share for a total value of $1,837,284. About the company: eBay Inc. operates an online trading community. The Company’s service is used by buyers and sellers for the exchange of products and services such as coins, collectibles, computers, memorabilia, stamps and toys, as well as concert and sporting tickets. eBay also offers, through a subsidiary, secure online payment services.
  • Brian T Gladden who is Senior Vice President at Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), sold 48,000 shares on Sep 01 at $14.92 per share for a total value of $716,069. About the company: Dell Inc. offers a wide range of computers and related products. The Company sells personal computers, servers and networking products, storage systems, mobility products, software and peripherals, and services. Dell serves consumers and businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Emil Brolick who is COO – Yum at Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), sold 8,200 shares on Sep 01 at $53.88 per share for a total value of $441,786. About the company: Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items.
  • Jonathan David Blum who is Chief Public Affairs Officer at Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), sold 9,500 shares on Sep 01 at $53.88 per share for a total value of $511,826. About the company: Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items.
  • Ronda E Stryker who is Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Sep 01 at $48.69 per share for a total value of $438,210. 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.
  • Lisa Caputo who is Director at Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY), bought 367 shares on Sep 01 at $25.66 per share for a total value of $9,417. 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.
  • Hilarie A. Koplow who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 500 shares on Sep 01 at $128.69 per share for a total value of $64,345. 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.
  • Craig Conway who is Director at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 750 shares on Sep 01 at $128.69 per share for a total value of $96,518. 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.
  • William Young who is Director at Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), sold 35,000 shares on Sep 01 at $95.00 per share for a total value of $3,325,000. 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.
  • Mark A Snell who is Executive VP and CFO at Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), sold 20,000 shares on Sep 02 at $51.91 per share for a total value of $1,038,200. About the company: Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company with operations throughout the United States, Mexico, and other countries in South America. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers natural gas, operates natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, and operates a wind power generation project.
  • Arthur Flashman who is Vice President – Controller at Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP), sold 1,600 shares on Sep 01 at $104.00 per share for a total value of $166,400. About the company: Boston Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages, and develops office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in Boston, Washington, D.C., Midtown Manhattan and San Francisco.
  • Hubert Patricot who is an insider at Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE), sold 27,875 shares on Sep 17 at $30.24 per share for a total value of $842,884. About the company: Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. markets, sells, manufactures, and distributes non-alcoholic beverages. The Company provides refreshments, including sparkling waters, juices, isotonics, teas, and sodas. Coca-Cola Enterprises operates internationally.
  • Steven A Cahillane who is an insider at Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE), sold 82,933 shares on Sep 10 at $29.94 per share for a total value of $2,483,014. About the company: Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. markets, sells, manufactures, and distributes non-alcoholic beverages. The Company provides refreshments, including sparkling waters, juices, isotonics, teas, and sodas. Coca-Cola Enterprises operates internationally.
  • Sheldon R Erikson who is Director at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 100,000 shares on Sep 01 at $52.32 per share for a total value of $5,232,000. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products.
  • Robert E Beauchamp who is an insider at BMC Software Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC), sold 12,798 shares on Sep 01 at $40.51 per share for a total value of $518,498. About the company: BMC Software, Inc. provides management solutions for mainframe and distributed information technology systems. The Company’s portfolio of software solutions spans enterprise systems, applications, databases and IT process management. BMC also provides maintenance and support for its products and performs software implementation, integration and education services for its customers.
  • Rosalie Oreilly Wooten who is Director at O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), sold 10,000 shares on Sep 01 at $65.25 per share for a total value of $652,500. 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.
  • Michael D Swearengin who is SVP of Merchandise at O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), sold 50,000 shares on Sep 01 at $65.13 per share for a total value of $3,256,265. 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.
  • John G Sperling who is Exec Chrmn of the Board at Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), sold 20,000 shares on Sep 01 at $46.85 per share for a total value of $936,956. About the company: Apollo Group, Inc. provides higher education programs for working adults. The Company provides educational programs and services at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels online and on-campus through subsidiaries.
  • Peter V Sperling who is Vice Chrmn of the Board at Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), sold 10,000 shares on Sep 01 at $46.85 per share for a total value of $468,478. About the company: Apollo Group, Inc. provides higher education programs for working adults. The Company provides educational programs and services at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels online and on-campus through subsidiaries.
  • Craig A Conway who is Director at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), sold 1,000 shares on Sep 01 at $6.80 per share for a total value of $6,800. About the company: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. manufactures semiconductor products. The Company manufactures products that include microprocessors, embedded microprocessors, chipsets, graphics, video and multimedia products. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. offers its products on a global basis.
  • David Earle Roberson who is Director at International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT), sold 700 shares on Sep 01 at $15.26 per share for a total value of $10,682. About the company: International Game Technology designs and manufactures computerized casino gaming systems. The Company also develops and manufactures systems that monitor slot machine play and track player activity, as well as wide area progressive systems. International Game sells its products around the world.
  • William C Crowley who is Director at AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN), sold 387 shares on Sep 01 at $40.72 per share for a total value of $15,759. About the company: AutoNation, Inc. retails, finances, and services new and used vehicles. The Company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products, and collision repair services. AutoNation operates throughout the United States.
  • Edward S Lampert who is 10% Owner at AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN), sold 108,277 shares on Sep 01 at $40.72 per share for a total value of $4,409,039. About the company: AutoNation, Inc. retails, finances, and services new and used vehicles. The Company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products, and collision repair services. AutoNation operates throughout the United States.
  • Edward S Lampert who is 10% Owner at AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN), sold 4,611 shares on Sep 01 at $40.72 per share for a total value of $187,760. About the company: AutoNation, Inc. retails, finances, and services new and used vehicles. The Company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products, and collision repair services. AutoNation operates throughout the United States.
  • Paul R Hauser who is Senior Vice President at Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG), sold 72,068 shares on Sep 01 at $22.19 per share for a total value of $1,599,189. About the company: Leggett & Platt, Incorporated manufactures a wide range of engineered products. The Company’s products include components for bedding, furniture, and other residential furnishings, as well as office and institutional furnishings components, retail store fixtures, and displays, specialty wire products, and automotive seating suspension and lumbar systems.

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

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