Recently, various executives have taken part in insider selling activity for the stocks of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS), GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Cisco Systems, Inc.(NASDAQ:CSCO).
Skyworks Solutions Inc
David Aldrich, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, sold 50,000 Skyworks Solutions shares, valued at $5,022,000, in a transaction dated May 18. Aldrich now directly holds 138,851 of the company’s shares that are valued at $1,975,607. Aldrich also hold indirectly 18,918 shares.
Director Edward Gilhuly indirectly unloaded 260,000 GoPro shares, valued at $13,478,030, in multiple transactions dated May 18 to 20. Gilhuly now indirectly holds 3,003,290 of the company’s shares that are valued at $210,149. Gilhuly also directly holds small fortune of 790 shares.
Microsoft founder and former CEO Bill Gates unloaded 4,000,000 Microsoft shares, valued at $190,680,000, in two transactions dated May 18 and 19. The shares were sold via automatic sale program. Gates now holds 230,992,934 of the company’s shares that are valued at $10,921,345,920.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Wim Elfrink, Executive Vice President for Industry Solutions and Chief Globalisation Officer unloaded 125,000 Cisco shares, valued at $3,703,150 in three transactions dated May 18 to 20. Elfrink now holds 251,418 of the company’s shares.
Director Kristina Johnson dumped 15,000 Cisco shares (42% of total stake), valued at $446,100, on May 18. Johnson now holds 20,495 of the company’s shares that are valued at $606,857.