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Insiders Trading GBDC, FRP, MDCA, SFSF

By Jonathan Moreland, founder of Insider Insights 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 Monday, April 04, 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.

Golub Capital BDC (GBDC) Golub David & Lawrence CEO,DIR
126,984 $1,999,998
Golub Capital BDC (GBDC) Webster William M Iv DIR 25,000 $393,750
MDC Partners (MDCA) Nadal Miles CB,CEO
15,000 $248,250
Conns (CONN) Wright Theodore M CEO,PR
20,000 $96,794
MDC Partners (MDCA) Pustil Stephen VCB,DIR 5,000 $84,700
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md CEO,CB
15,000 $55,930
Shuffle Master (SHFL) Raney Eileen F DIR 5,000 $55,107
Hillenbrand (HI) Henderson James A DIR 2,000 $43,000
Ladenburg Thalmann (LTS) Frost Phillip Md DIR,BO 25,000 $28,932
Dynegy (DYN) Elward Thomas W DIR 5,000 $28,567
Hunt JB Transport (JBHT) Hunt Johnelle D BO 550,425 $24,816,792
Liberty Global (LBTYK) Malone John C CB,DIR
117,274 $4,716,621
Fairpoint Communications (FRP) Marathon Asset Mgt BO 272,783 $4,612,145
Successfactors (SFSF) Dalgaard Lars CEO,DIR 87,750 $3,444,354
Arbitron (ARB) Abrams Capital Mgt BO 62,700 $2,511,980
Raven Industries (RAVN) Christensen David A DIR 36,845 $2,259,192
Crown Castle International (CCI) Moreland W Benjamin PR,CEO 50,000 $2,150,000
Fedex (FDX) Bronczek David J PR,CEO 21,000 $1,995,044
Fossil (FOSL) Shroff Jal S DIR 20,000 $1,873,000
Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) CD&R Parallel Fund VII BO 94,411 $1,475,644

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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