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The SVP, Finance-Controller & CAO of Best Buy Co (NYSE: BBY) is Selling Shares

Yesterday, the SVP, Finance-Controller & CAO of Best Buy Co (BBY – Research Report), Mathew Watson, sold shares of BBY for $41.45K.

In addition to Mathew Watson, 19 other BBY executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Best Buy Co’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending January 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $15.2 billion and quarterly net profit of $745 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $14.8 billion and had a net profit of $735 million. The company has a one-year high of $91.99 and a one-year low of $48.11. BBY’s market cap is $13.12 billion and the company has a P/E ratio of 8.90.

The insider sentiment on Best Buy Co has been negative according to 71 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average

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The Data Brokers: Selling your personal information

The following script is from “The Data Brokers” which aired on March 9, 2014. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Graham Messick and Maria Gavrilovic, producers.

Over the past six months or so, a huge amount of attention has been paid to government snooping, and the bulk collection and storage of vast amounts of raw data in the name of national security. What most of you don’t know, or are just beginning to realize, is that a much greater and more immediate threat to your privacy is coming from thousands of companies you’ve probably never heard of, in the name of commerce.

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They’re called data brokers, and they are collecting, analyzing and packaging some of our most sensitive personal information and selling it as a commodity…to each other, to advertisers, even the government, often without our direct knowledge. Much of this is the kind of

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