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Chairman Sells $6M Worth of Blue Nile

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- 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 Wednesday 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.

CVS Caremark (CVS) Lofberg Per Gh PR 45,483 $1,500,029
Zygo (ZIGO) Mak Capital One LLC BO 53,835 $394,791
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B DIR,BO 12,517 $112,961
Penseco Financial Services (PFNS) Nicholas James B DIR 1,750 $55,085
Skye International (SKYI) Logan Perry D CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
145,025 $39,350
Hurco Companies (HURC) Rentschler Charlie DIR 2,000 $33,340
Ll E Royalty Trust (LRTR) Spruce House Partners LP BO 51,000 $31,620
Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC) Connell George W BO 2,000 $31,139
Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) Day C Sean O 2,306 $29,881
Owens Illinois (OI) Wehmeier Helge H DIR 786 $26,985
Blue Nile (NILE) Vadon Mark C CB,DIR 95,471 $5,981,549
China Automotive Systems (CAAS) Xie Liping REL,CB 223,000 $4,262,606
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation Trust BO 1,210 $4,015,950
Markwest Energy LP (MWE) Fox John M DIR 97,500 $2,927,535
Apple (AAPL) Serlet Bertrand VP 10,000 $2,135,500
Americredit (ACF) Fairholme Capital Management LLC BO 111,250 $2,128,624
Toreador Resources (TRGL) Balkany Julien DIR 194,297 $2,058,150
Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) Tang Kevin C BO 145,500 $1,687,583
Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) Schnitzer Mardi BO 30,000 $1,500,000
GSI Commerce (GSIC) Rubin Michael CEO,PR,DIR 49,300 $1,281,800

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.

Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, Moreland appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.

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