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Icahn Buys $24.7M More in Motorola Shares

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 Tuesday 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.

Motorola (MOT) Icahn Carl C BO 3,287,567 $24,691,628
Agilysys (AGYS) Mak Capital One LLC DIR,BO 136,704 $608,662
China Intelligent Lighting Electronics (CIL) Rappaport Richard BO 179,810 $520,771
Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) Cornelius James M DIR 10,000 $520,521
Quinstreet (QNST) Sands Gregory P DIR 40,000 $418,422
Whitestone Reit (WSR) Devos Daniel G DIR 16,600 $199,200
Chemical Financial (CHFC) Anderson Gary E DIR 10,000 $193,940
Alterra Capital Holdings (ALTE) Becker W Marston CEO,DIR 10,000 $179,126
Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) Glendinning Stewart CFO 4,000 $173,080
Unigene Laboratories (UGNE) Levy Richard N DIR 245,550 $162,675
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Kennelly Jerry M CB,CEO 66,666 $2,565,917
C H Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) Lindbloom Chad CFO,VP 19,558 $1,289,844
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Kennelly Jerry M CB,CEO 33,334 $1,283,046
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $1,095,919
Dupont Fabros Technology (DFT) Malek Frederic V DIR 40,000 $985,202
Recovery Energy (RECV.OB) Davis Edward Mike BO 400,000 $892,000
Aruba Networks (ARUN) Tomlinson Steffan CFO 44,333 $805,575
Intermec (IN) Unitrin Inc BO 70,800 $779,604
Dupont Fabros Technology (DFT) Malek Frederic V DIR 27,300 $673,544
Corning (GLW) Volanakis Peter F PR,DIR,
40,000 $642,028

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, EVP=Executive Vice President, 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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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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