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First Solar Insiders Voting With Their Wallets

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 Thursday 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.

Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Icahn Carl C BO 115,100 $2,725,061
ITT Educational Services (ESI) Blum Capital Partners LP BO 25,000 $1,391,350
Spartech (SEH) Holt Victoria M PR,CEO,DIR 72,037 $513,624
Medivation (MDVN) QVT Associates Gp LLC BO 31,469 $361,081
Mueller Water Products (MWA) Ciolino Paul T PR 125,000 $349,000
Brinks (BCO) Martin Murray D DIR 7,500 $168,150
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP BO 19,539 $136,749
Syntel (SYNT) Mashruwala Rajesh DIR 2,500 $111,700
Integramed America (INMD) Blueline Capital Partners LP BO 10,097 $91,385
Culp (CFI) Asen R Scott BO 9,903 $88,707
First Solar (FSLR) Estate Of John T Walton / JTW Trust BO 258,288 $36,431,827
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence PR,DIR,BO 27,778 $13,340,401
Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) Miller Bradley N PR 432,000 $6,332,531
TPC Group (TPCG) Sandell Asset Management BO 234,792 $4,299,840
Warner Chilcott (WCRX) Credit Suisse Ag BO 124,717 $2,745,383
Spirit Aerosystems (SPR) Turner Jeffrey L PR,CEO,DIR 121,698 $2,387,715
Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) Farah Roger N PR,COO,DIR 22,812 $1,932,510
Be Aerospace (BEAV) Khoury Amin J CB,CEO 61,623 $1,894,291
Verint Systems (VRNT) Bodner Dan PR,CEO,DIR 76,701 $1,854,826
Sothebys (BID) Ruprecht William F PR,CEO,DIR 48,500 $1,538,023

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.
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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