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Insiders Trading HAIN, MCP, TWO

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 Friday, Feb. 18, 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.

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Hain Celestial (HAIN) Icahn Carl C BO 15,800 $488,416
Two Harbors Investment (TWO) Siering Thomas CEO,PR
30,000 $318,000
Pennymac Mortgage (PMT) Willey Frank P DIR 15,000 $270,000
Spectrum Group (SPGZ) Ravich Jess M DIR 125,000 $259,000
Scana Corp (SCG) Marsh Kevin B PR,COO
6,175 $249,963
Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Keyser Richard L DIR 5,000 $196,500
Baldwin & Lyons (BWINB) Weil John D DIR,BO 6,669 $159,585
Grubb & Ellis (GBE) Kojaian C Michael DIR,BO 125,000 $155,148
Spectrum Brands (SPB) Maura David M DIR 5,000 $146,979
Everest Re (RE) Everest Reinsurance BO 1,400 $123,490
Molycorp (MCP) Tna Moly Group Llc BO 2,339,028 $116,951,400
Tiffany (TIF) May Peter W DIR 427,372 $27,443,938
Perrigo (PRGO) Arkin Moshe DIR 287,651 $21,611,891
Molycorp (MCP) Kristoff Mark DIR 120,782 $6,039,100
Wellcare Health Plans (WCG) Berg Charles DIR 120,000 $4,332,050
Molycorp (MCP) Smith Mark A PR,CEO
72,749 $3,637,450
Rightnow Technologies (RNOW) Gianforte Greg R CB,CEO
108,000 $2,974,050
Financial Engines (FNGN) Grundfest Joseph DIR 100,000 $2,560,400
Western Refining (WNR) Foster Paul L CB,DIR
127,500 $2,250,698
Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Chico Barbier Gonzalo PR,CEO 43,000 $2,020,097

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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