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Insiders Trading TSTC, SLE, COV, CCI

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 Wednesday, May 11, 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.

Telestone Technologies (TSTC) Han Daqing CEO,DIR
100,000 $585,009
Covidien Plc (COV) Connors John M Jr DIR 9,000 $506,203
Geeknet (GKNT) Langone Kenneth G DIR 15,424 $378,281
MAM Software (MAMS) Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value BO 167,124 $281,726
Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Tannenbaum Leonard M CEO,DIR 22,000 $270,844
Petrohawk Energy (HK) Desanctis Ellen VP 7,500 $192,300
Inland Real Estate (IRC) Goodwin Daniel L DIR,BO 20,000 $180,000
Kaman Corp (KAMN) Denninger William C VP,CFO 4,700 $173,347
MDC Partners (MDCA) Nadal Miles CB,CEO
10,000 $164,400
Terreno Realty (TRNO) Baird W Blake CB,CEO
9,600 $161,764
Sara Lee (SLE) Ubben Jeffrey W DIR 7,000,000 $132,930,000
Crown Castle Intl (CCI) SPO Advisory BO 1,928,900 $81,286,144
Mercadolibre (MELI) Levy Anton J DIR 219,361 $19,447,004
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence CEO,DIR
27,778 $14,889,192
Opentable (OPEN) Layton Thomas DIR 153,605 $14,378,787
Stericycle (SRCL) Schuler Jack W DIR 98,064 $8,951,142
Intralinks (IL) TA Associates DIR,BO 220,000 $6,485,941
Titan Machinery (TITN) Christianson Tony DIR 170,000 $4,938,501
Opentable (OPEN) Battle A George DIR 25,771 $2,406,466
Vonage (VG) Citron Jeffrey A DIR,BO 500,000 $2,353,823

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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