Insider Selling News: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Walt Disney Co (DIS), Facebook Inc (FB), Twitter Inc (TWTR)


Recently, various executives have taken part in insider selling activity for the stocks of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR).

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Paul Rutherford Carter, Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations, unloaded 6,000 Gilead Sciences shares, valued at $660,000, in a transaction dated May 15. Carter now holds 47,632 of the company’s shares that are valued at $5,239,520.

Gregg H. Alton, Executive Vice President of Corporate and Medical Affairs, disposed of 25,000 shares, valued at $2,750,000, on May 15. Alton now holds 168,422 of the company’s shares.

Norbert W. Bischofberger, Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, sold 70,000 shares (29.77% of total stake), valued at $7,661,260. Bischofberger now directly holds 165,168 of the company’s shares that are valued at $18,168,480.

Walt Disney Co

Kevin A. Mayer, Executive Vice President of New Corporate Strategy, Business Development & Technology, yesterday disposed 99,438 Walt Disney shares, valued at $10,999,832. Mayer now directly holds 31,984 of the company’s shares that are valued at $3,538,070.

Facebook Inc

Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg unloaded 22,538 Facebook shares valued at $1,819,054, in two transactions dated May 15. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Sandberg now directly holds 5,266,626 of the company’s shares that are valued at $425,072,193.

Chief Product Officer Christopher K. Cox sold 64,969 shares, valued at $5,237,026 in two transactions dated May 15 and 18. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Cox now directly holds 621,692 of the company’s shares.

Chief Technology Officer Michael Todd Schroepfer unloaded 87,986 shares (11.80% of total stake), valued at $7,089,803. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Schroepfer now holds 546,809 of the company’s shares that are valued at $44,001,720.

Chief Financial Officer David Wehner sold 12,587 shares, valued at $1,015,946, in two transactions on May 15. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Wehner now holds 24,988 of the company’s shares. According to TipRanks.com, which measures corporate insiders’ success based on their transactions, Wehner has an average return of 50.3% and a 66.7% success rate. Wehner is ranked #5475 out of 35772 corporate insiders.

Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal disposed of 3,901 shares, valued at $314,915 on two transactions dated May 15. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Athwal now holds 134,200 of the company’s shares. Jas Athwal has an average return of 9.6% and a 83.3% success rate. Athwal is ranked #7470 out of 35772 corporate insiders, according to TipRanks.

David B. Fischer, Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships, unloaded 94,197 shares (18.13% of total stake), valued at $7,611,124, in three transactions dated May 15, and 19. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Fischer now holds 425,339 of the company’s shares that are valued at $34,227,029.

Vice President and General Counsel Colin Stretch sold 12,555 Facebook shares (13.32% of total stake), valued at $1,013,990. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Stretch now holds 81,689 of the company’s shares that are valued at $6,573,514. Colin Stretch has an average return of 14.6% and a 100.0% success rate. Stretch is ranked #6573 out of 35772 corporate insiders, according to TipRanks.

Twitter Inc

SVP of Product Kevin Weil disposed 5,203 Twitter shares valued at $194,696, on May 15. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Weil now holds 1,070,459 of the company’s shares.

SVP of Engineering Alexander Roetter unloaded 714 shares valued at $26,561. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Roetter now holds 981,696 of the company’s shares that are valued at $36,803,783. Alexander Roetter has an average return of 11.9% and a 66.7% success rate. Roetter is ranked #6714 out of 35772 corporate insiders, according to TipRanks.com, which measures corporate insiders’ success based on their transactions.