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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight

According to GuruFocus insider data, the recent chief financial officer sells included Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and SBA Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SBAC).

Microsoft CFO sold 123,769 shares

Executive Vice President and CFO Amy Hood sold 123,769 shares for $137.26 per share on Sept. 4. Since then, the share price has decreased by 1.22%. Microsoft has a market cap of $1.04 trillion and its shares were traded around $135.59. The company has a price-earnings ratio of 26.74 and a price-sales ratio of 8.35. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.37%, while the forward dividend yield is 1.34%. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 9.40%. GuruFocus rated Microsoft's business predictability four out of five stars.

Microsoft announced its second-quarter results with revenue of $33.72 billion and gross profit of $23.31 billion, while the net income was $13.19 billion. The 2019 total revenue was $125.84 billion, a 12% increase from 2018. The gross profit was $82.93 billion, a 193% decrease from the year prior. The net income was $39.24 billion.

CEO Satya Nadella sold 99,837 shares for $137.2 per share on Sept. 4. Since then, the stock has declined 1.17%. Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Christopher C. Capossela sold 18,500 shares for $139.93 per share on Sept. 6. Since then, the stock has retreated 3.1%. Executive Vice President Jean Philippe Courtois sold 11,779 shares for $140 per share on Sept. 5. Since then, the stock has declined 3.15%.

SBA Communications CFO sold 54,411 shares

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brendan Thomas Cavanagh sold 54,411 shares for $268.07 per share on Sept. 4. Since then, the share price has decreased by 10.12%. SBA Communications has a market cap of $27.25 billion and its shares were traded around $240.94. The company has a price-earning ratio of 209.52 and a price-sales ratio of 14.41. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 0.16%, while the forward dividend yield is 0.59%. Over the past decade, the company had an annual average earnings growth of 16.50%. GuruFocus rated SBA Communications' business predictability 3.5 stars.

SBA Communications announced its second-quarter results with revenue of $500.15 million and gross profit of $373.16 million, while the net income was $31.97 million. The 2018 total revenue was $1.87 billion, an 8% increase from 2017. The gross profit was $1.39 billion, a 9% increase from the year prior. The net income was $47.45 million.

Director Jack Langer sold 5,301 shares for $261.91 per share on Aug. 20. Since then, the stock has tumbled 8.01%. Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer Brian D. Lazarus sold 20,676 shares for $261 per share on Aug. 19. Since then, the stock has declined 7.69%. Director George R. Krouse Jr. sold 620 shares for $258.26 per share on Aug. 14. Since then, the stock has fallen 6.71%.

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