Graduates of Top MBA Programs Sold $2.5 billion of Stock during Q3

November 6th, 2014
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During the market’s strong third quarter, graduates from the top MBA programs capitalized on the opportunity by trimming their stock holdings, raising billions of dollars of cash in the process. According to a recent analysis of J3 Donor Watch’s MBA Graduate Prospect Research List, the top MBAs sold nearly $2.5 billion in stock during Q3 2014.

Topping the list with the largest stocks sales by their MBA alumni are the Harvard Business School, New York University’s Stern School of Business, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, Columbia Business School and the University of Rochester’s Simon School.

Overall, the Stern School’s alums sold more the $280 million worth of equities during Q3. The top selling Stern grads include: James Cracchiolo (Chairman & CEO of Ameriprise Financial / NYSE: AMP), James Mooney (a director at Sirius XM Radio / Nasdaq: SIRI), John H Weiland (President of CR Bard / NYSE: BCR) and William Truscott (CEO of Global Asset Management at Ameriprise).

Some MBA smaller programs also pushed their way into the top 25 list of MBA schools, including Pepperdine University, Golden Gate University, Wayne State University, Baruch’s Zicklin School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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