Top S&P Stock Insider Trades to Watch Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for August 25th and August 26th.

  • Bobby R Bell, who is an insider at KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), sold 10,000 shares on Aug 26 at $35.42 per share, for a total value of $354,228. About the company: KLA-Tencor Corporation manufactures yield management and process monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. The Company’s systems are used to analyze product and process quality at critical steps in the manufacture of circuits and provide feedback so that fabrication problems can be identified. KLA-Tencor operates sales, service, and application centers worldwide.
  • Tracy B Bridge, who is an insider at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), sold 2,757 shares on Aug 25 at $19.16 per share, for a total value of $52,834. About the company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts activities in electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution and sales, interstate pipeline and gathering operations, and power generation.
  • Geraud Darnis, who is an insider at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), sold 6,260 shares on Aug 26 at $70.05 per share, for a total value of $438,513. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • John J Donahoe, who is an insider at eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), sold 8,750 shares on Aug 25 at $29.12 per share, for a total value of $254,800. 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.
  • Alan W George, who is an insider at Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), sold 11,504 shares on Aug 25 at $58.50 per share, for a total value of $672,984. About the company: Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  • Leslie J Graff, who is an insider at Airgas Inc. (NYSE:ARG), sold 2,000 shares on Aug 25 at $62.04 per share, for a total value of $124,087. About the company: Airgas, Inc. distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment. The Company also produces and distributes liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice in the United States. Airgas’ integrated distribution network consists of branch locations, distribution centers, and outbound telemarketing operations.
  • Parker Harris, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 0,155 shares on Aug 26 at $111.15 per share, for a total value of $17,228. 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.
  • George Hu, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 0,417 shares on Aug 26 at $111.14 per share, for a total value of $46,345. 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.
  • Thomas D Kirby, who is an insider at HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP), sold 1,800 shares on Aug 26 at $35.37 per share, for a total value of $63,666. About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes.
  • Hilarie A. Koplow, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 0,104 shares on Aug 26 at $111.14 per share, for a total value of $11,559. 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.
  • Reed Krakoff, who is an insider at Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH), sold 20,290 shares on Aug 25 at $52.84 per share, for a total value of $1,072,124. 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.
  • Leucadia National Corp., which is an insider at Leucadia (NYSE:LUK), bought 282,510 shares on Aug 25 at $42.18 per share, for a total value of $11,916,577. About the company: Leucadia National Corporation is a diversified holding company. The Company is involved in a variety of businesses, including manufacturing, telecommunications, property management and services, gaming entertainment, real estate activities, medical product development and winery operations.
  • Jaime Chico Pardo, who is an insider at Honeywell (NYSE:HON), bought 5,000 shares on Aug 26 at $45.84 per share, for a total value of $229,206. About the company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  • Kenneth B Roath, who is an insider at HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP), sold 15,000 shares on Aug 25 at $35.00 per share, for a total value of $525,000. About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes.
  • Philip G Satre, who is an insider at Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN), bought 2,500 shares on Aug 26 at $40.65 per share, for a total value of $101,625. About the company: Nordstrom, Inc. is a fashion retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for men, women, and children. The Company operates through multiple retail channels, discount stores, boutiques, catalogs, and on the Internet. Nordstrom, Inc. also offers, through a subsidiary, private label card credit and debit cards.
  • Michael J Short, who is an insider at AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), sold 50,000 shares on Aug 25 at $39.14 per share, for a total value of $1,957,000. 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.
  • Graham Smith, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 0,198 shares on Aug 26 at $111.15 per share, for a total value of $22,008. 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.
  • Frank van Veenendaal, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 0,198 shares on Aug 26 at $111.15 per share, for a total value of $22,008. 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.
  • Jane L. Warner, who is an insider at Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), bought 2,000 shares on Aug 25 at $43.50 per share, for a total value of $87,000. About the company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.

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

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