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BVF Sells $2.4M Worth of Ligand Pharma

Which insiders are selling and buying chunks of stocks?

Below are lists of the top 10 open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday as ranked by dollar value. Company executives and directors are in the best position to assess the attractiveness of their firms' shares, and here is how many of them are voting their wallets! Please note, however, that these are factual lists, not buy and sell recommendations. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction.

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Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Aldila (ALDA) Miller Lloyd I III BO 75,000 $195,000
KForce (KFRC) Cocchiaro Richard M DIR 7,495 $62,813
Mentor Graphics (MENT) Hinckley Gregory K PR,DIR 10,600 $54,590
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B DIR 6,000 $49,758
Highbury Financial (HBRF) Peerless Systems Corp BO 12,250 $49,334
Antigenics (AGEN) Armen Garo H CB,CEO 25,000 $49,250
Candev Resource Exploration (CVRX) Mcleary Mark A PR,DIR,
100,000 $25,000
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md Et Al CB,CEO,
6,000 $10,256
Forgent Networks (ASUR) Red Oak Partners LLC BO 30,571 $7,727
Blackrock Pref & Eq Adv Tr (BTZ) Bank Of America Corp BO 750 $6,989
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) BVF Partners L Pil BO 829,265 $2,417,672
Coleman Cable (CCIX) Jana Partners LLC BO 515,000 $1,486,600
Map Pharmaceuticals (MAPP) Firstmark Capital LLC O 132,100 $1,477,303
Bronco Drilling (BRNC) Wexford Capital LP BO 173,204 $762,098
Geokinetics (GOK) Andreeff Dane BO 45,000 $541,800
UMH Properties (UMH) Landy Samuel A PR,DIR 40,000 $328,102
Universal Travel Group (UTA) Pope Investments II LLC BO 28,016 $304,814
Firstmerit Corp (FMER) Greig Paul G CB,CEO,
15,000 $255,600
First Financial Service (FFKY) Schreacke Gregory S PR 8,785 $161,644
Sulphco (SUF) Gunnerman Rudolf W BO 128,325 $120,357
Key to Titles: A=Assistant, AI=Affiliated Investor, AO=Accounting Officer, BD=Business Development, BO=Beneficial Owner, CAO=Chief Accounting Officer, CB=Chairman, CCO=Chief Compliance Officer, CEO=Chief Executive Officer, CFO=Chief Financial Officer, CIO=Chief Information Officer, CO=Compliance Officer, COO=Chief Operating Officer, CT=Controller, CTO=Chief Technology Officer, DIR=Director, F=Founder, FO=Financial Officer, GC=General Counsel, HR=Human Resources, IO=Information Officer, IR=Investor Relations, LO=Legal Officer, MD=Managing Director, O=Officer, OO=Operating Officer, PR=President, PT=Partner, REL=Relative of an insider, SEC=Secretary, SH=Shareholder, SO=Sales Officer, TO=Technology Officer, TR=Treasurer, TT=Trustee, VCB=Vice Chairman, VP=Vice President, X=Ex Officer or other title displayed.
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CCIX $0.00 0.00%
ALDA $0.60 17.65%
KFRC $19.01 -1.60%
MENT $19.96 -1.72%
LGND $120.87 -1.83%


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