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Insiders Trading SNBC, CLGX, HOTT, SYK

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 primarily open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday, April 12, 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.

Sun Bancorp (SNBC) Ross Wilbur L Jr DIR,BO 2,002,054 $5,705,854
Hot Topic (HOTT) Drapkin Matthew A DIR 712,900 $4,260,758
Sun Bancorp (SNBC) Brown Sidney R VCB,TR
195,905 $558,329
Red Metal Resources (RMES) Jeffs Richard BO 833,334 $250,000
Eternal Energy (EERG) Rudisill McAndrew BO 374,200 $152,064
Bancorp Rhode Island (BARI) Chace Malcolm G DIR,BO 3,300 $102,300
Red Metal Resources (RMES) Dacosta Joao CFO 266,667 $80,000
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md CEO,CB
15,000 $55,595
Primus Guaranty (PRS) Second Curve Capital BO 10,000 $50,100
Sun Bancorp (SNBC) Koons Anne E DIR 10,526 $29,999
Corelogic (CLGX) First American Financial BO 4,000,000 $75,800,000
Liberty Global (LBTYK) Malone John C CB,DIR
175,813 $7,235,648
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 27,000 $1,614,083
Keyw Holding (KEYW) Corp Office Prop Tr BO 125,000 $1,528,904
Clorox (CLX) Peiros Larry VP,COO 22,000 $1,519,615
Allied World Assurance (AWH) Grossack Marshall J VP 12,000 $768,653
Buckle (BKE) Shada James E DIR 15,000 $662,711
Fortinet (FTNT) Xie Michael VP,CTO
15,500 $598,463
Clean Harbors (CLH) Lefebvre Marvin G VP 5,210 $548,784
Advanced Energy Ind (AEIS) Schatz Douglas S DIR 33,432 $502,121

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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