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2. Larry Ellison, $1.4 billion
Larry Ellison, $1.4 billion
CEO, Oracle (ORCL)
No. of shares sold: 51 million Oracle shares and 360,000 Leapfrog shares
Price: $26.92 - $29.45 and $5.38 - $6.36
When: 71 sales between September and December 2010
Sold for: $1.4 billion*

Source: Equilar Inc.

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Last updated April 06 2011: 3:08 PM ET
Source: Equilar Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood City, Calif.

Methodology: Equilar looked at more than 7,000 officers and directors of public companies who sold stock in 2010, according to Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. "Sold for" amounts represent the total value of stock sold, minus any amount spent to acquire the shares (e.g. exercising options), from January 1 to December 31, 2010. Some sales made under prearranged 10b5-1 trading plans.

* May have purchased some shares on his own.

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