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Insiders Trading THRX, SLE, LO, PRGO

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, February 22, 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.

Theravance (THRX) Glaxosmithkline Plc BO 152,278 $3,608,989
Everest Re Group (RE) Everest Reinsurance Holdings Inc BO 15,500 $1,386,148
Lorillard (LO) Kessler Murray S CB,PR
12,500 $988,376
Blackrock (BLK) Bank Of America Corp De DIR 2,550 $433,361
Keyw Holding (KEYW) Pisano Caroline S DIR 20,000 $271,000
Star Gas LP (SGU) Lubar Sheldon B DIR 23,444 $126,779
Inland Real Estate (IRC) Goodwin Daniel L DIR,BO 11,880 $110,722
IEC Electronics (IEC) Tait Amy L DIR 12,708 $108,584
First Century Bankshares (FCBS) Sowers Walter L DIR 8,300 $103,750
Rand Logistics (RLOG) Levy Laurence S CEO,DIR 15,500 $97,030
TD Ameritrade Holding (AMTD) TD Luxembourg Intl BO 7,605,476 $159,928,784
Sara Lee (SLE) Ubben Jeffrey W DIR 7,208,299 $122,632,576
Perrigo (PRGO) Arkin Moshe DIR 200,000 $15,138,420
Hunt J B Transport (JBHT) Garrison Earl Wayne DIR 274,601 $11,766,653
Stifel Financial (SF) Kruszewski Ronald J CEO,DIR 105,400 $7,773,199
Acme Packet (APKT) Ory Robert G SEC,A
75,000 $5,463,981
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) McCanne Steven CTO,DIR 100,000 $4,149,488
MetroPCS Communications (PCS) Ta Associates Inc DIR 300,000 $3,959,360
Prologis (PLD) Antenucci Ted R PR,FO 217,717 $3,505,244
Allscripts Healthcare (MDRX) Davis William J CFO 150,000 $3,100,500

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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