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Amazon VP Sells $8.1M Worth

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.

Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Icahn Carl C Iph Gp BO 59,502 $1,395,307
Lodgenet Interactive (LNET) Par Investment Partners L BO 222,600 $597,681
China Armco Metals (CNAM) Worden Andrew Barron BO 113,600 $362,327
Alphatec Holdings (ATEC) Hochschuler Stephen DIR 100,000 $225,790
Spartech (SEH) Roane Michael L VP,HR 25,000 $201,255
Compucredit Holdings (CCRT) Second Curve Capital LL BO 25,000 $116,000
Southside Bancshares (SBSI) Buie Herbert C DIR 5,600 $107,692
Futurefuel (FTFL) Osmium Special Situations Fund Ltd BO 11,200 $80,486
Saic (SAI) Nussdorf Lawrence C DIR 5,000 $79,800
Ciber (CBR) Kurtz Stephen S DIR 20,000 $55,600
Oracle (ORCL) Ellison Lawrence Joseph CEO,DIR,
2,000,000 $54,448,700
Amazon.Com (AMZN) Valentine H Brian VP 54,000 $8,052,008
TPC Group (TPCG) Sandell Asset BO 350,200 $7,083,707
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Mccormack Robert C DIR 108,400 $5,071,765
Netsuite (N) Farrington Deborah A DIR 196,100 $3,965,142
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Wilson Dennis J DIR,BO 82,200 $3,633,486
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Cullen James DIR 30,000 $1,840,608
Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Congdon Jeffrey BO 51,326 $1,341,159
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $1,217,625
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Hannes William F VP,OO 15,000 $978,750

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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