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Insiders Trading AOL, TIF, NLC

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, Feb. 16, 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.

Everest RE Group (RE) Everest Reinsurance BO 60,000 $5,277,594
Nalco Holding (NLC) Sanders Daniel S DIR 10,000 $267,931
AOL (AOL) Reynolds Fredric G DIR 12,000 $264,000
Netsol Technologies (NTWK) Ghauri Najeeb CB,CEO
100,000 $197,000
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
6,876 $147,845
Central Europe & Russia Fund (CEE) Bierbaum Detlef DIR 3,000 $128,820
Star Gas LP (SGU) Lubar Sheldon B DIR 23,444 $125,816
Keyw Holding (KEYW) Moodispaw Leonard E PR,CEO
10,000 $124,400
TFS Financial (TFSL) Piterans Marianne HR,DIR 11,446 $122,587
Two Harbors Investment (TWO) Kasnet Stephen G DIR 9,000 $95,850
Tiffany & Co (TIF) May Peter W DIR 723,769 $46,730,724
Tempur Pedic Intl (TPX) Masto Christopher A BO 948,927 $44,758,968
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence PR,A
55,556 $34,705,904
IPG Photonics (IPGP) Gapontsev Valentin P CEO,CB
150,000 $7,252,500
Perrigo (PRGO) Jandernoa Michael J DIR 63,184 $4,660,298
Raytheon (RTN) Swanson William H CB,CEO
87,984 $4,472,737
MetroPCS Communications (PCS) TA Associates Inc DIR 300,000 $3,988,960
BE Aerospace (BEAV) Khoury Amin J CB,CEO
94,626 $3,629,343
Amazon.Com (AMZN) Szkutak Thomas J VP,CFO 18,724 $3,545,011
Under Armour (UA) Fulks Kip J VP 50,000 $3,500,000

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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