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Shareholder Buys $9.3M More of Westport

By Jonathan Moreland, founder of and author of Profit From Legal Insider Trading.

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 Friday 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.
Westport Innovations (WPRT) Douglas Kevin BO 500,000 $9,280,046
Golden River Resources (GORV) Gutnick Joseph Isaac CEO,PR,
14,275,800 $1,427,580
ADPT (ADPT) Steel Partners II LP BO 459,402 $1,358,363
Mediware Information Sys (MEDW) Constellation Software Inc BO 123,500 $1,111,180
DWS RREEF World RE Fund (DRP) Lipson Arthur D BO 14,800 $208,624
Schulman A (SHLM) Miller Gary A VP 10,000 $191,300
Vringo (VRNGU) Perlman Andrew D PR,DIR 20,000 $92,000
Elite Pharmaceuticals (ELTP) Treppel Jerry CB,CEO 500,000 $34,600
Magma Design Automation (LAVA) Jewell Roy E PR,DIR,
10,000 $32,875
Cbiz (CBZ) O Byrne Robert VP 3,909 $24,995
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S BO 292,236 $59,913,454
Fastenal (FAST) Kierlin Robert A DIR 150,000 $7,475,760
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,361,169
Intermec (IN) Unitrin Inc BO 106,500 $1,108,961
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $931,894
Cardtronics (CATM) TA Associates Inc DIR,BO 74,100 $921,128
Molina Healthcare (MOH) Dentino William TT 30,000 $888,948
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 75,000 $486,503
Nanometrics (NANO) Coates Norman V DIR,BO 50,000 $465,625
Martha Stewart Living (MSO) Stewart Martha BO 83,333 $420,390

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.
Jonathan Moreland is the founder of , which produces a weekly newsletter and offers professional screening and alerting tools to analyze a proprietary, real-time insider data feed. He is also the principal of Insider Asset Management, a registered investment advisor in New York. Mr. Moreland has been analyzing insider data professionally for two decades and has been a contributor to since 2001. A fundamental analyst with an MBA in finance, Mr. Moreland long ago identified insider data as an excellent first screen to determine where to focus his research efforts. He is quoted frequently in the media for his insider analysis and stock recommendations stemming from it. He is also author of Profit From Legal Insider Trading.

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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