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Insiders Trading BITS, CCL, SHLM, FTNT

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 Wednesday, January 19, 2011 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.

Bitstream (BITS) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund BO 51,230 $370,051
Schulman A (SHLM) Mitarotonda James A DIR 15,716 $334,047
CVR Energy (CVI) Goldman Sachs Group BO 8,153 $124,764
Winmark Corp (WINA) Morgan John L CB,CEO
3,600 $119,196
Isabella Bank Corp (ISBA) Morey Dianne C DIR 5,600 $97,944
DWS Muni Inc Trust (KTF) Condon Philip G O 5,800 $60,785
Tiffany (TIF) Fish Lawrence K DIR 1,000 $58,980
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md CEO,CB
12,500 $48,675
Chemed (CHE) Walsh George J III DIR 610 $38,593
Gainsco (GAN) Boulware Robert J DIR 5,532 $33,589
Carnival Corp (CCL) Eternity Four Trust BO 125,975 $6,048,050
Fortinet (FTNT) Xie Ken PR,CEO
90,000 $3,292,502
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 119,200 $2,565,307
Sonic Solutions (SNIC) Doris Robert J DIR 137,000 $2,100,210
Summer Infant (SUMR) Wynnefield Partners SmCap Value BO 261,456 $1,989,680
DDI Corp (DDIC) Miller Lloyd I III BO 110,142 $1,323,444
WebMD Health (WBMD) Manning James V DIR 22,650 $1,203,848
Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT) Marxe Austin W BO 86,000 $1,073,450
AbitibiBowater (ABH) Steelhead Partners O 40,500 $1,057,893
L&L Energy (LLEN) Lee Robert W DIR 100,000 $1,048,000

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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