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Insiders Trading TIE, AZO, KRA, AEPI

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 mainly open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday, June 21, 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.

Titanium Metals (TIE) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
2,349,228 $39,194,022
Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) GMT Capital BO 20,700 $762,174
Navarre (NAVR) Becker Drapkin Management BO 309,300 $550,647
Smithfield Foods (SFD) Pope C Larry PR,DIR 20,000 $436,962
Evolution Petroleum (EPM) Lovoi John BO 57,650 $401,168
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
5,302 $224,055
Lihua International (LIWA) Zhu Jianhua CEO,PR
30,000 $177,000
Middleburg Financial (MBRG) Sokol David L BO 8,100 $121,288
Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) Crowley John F CB,DIR 20,000 $120,800
Novavax (NVAX) Douglas Richard DIR 50,000 $101,750
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S BO 594,294 $173,751,784
Aep Industries (AEPI) JMB Capital Partners BO 502,500 $14,724,694
Intuit (INTU) Batchelder David H DIR 227,827 $11,288,827
Pandora Media (P) Steel Jessica D VP,BD 141,107 $2,099,672
Williams Sonoma (WSM) Bellamy Adrian DIR 60,000 $2,095,604
Clean Harbors (CLH) McKim Alan S CB,CEO
20,600 $1,977,600
Clarcor (CLC) Johnson Norman E CB,CEO
20,000 $884,220
Semgroup (SEMG) BNP Paribas BO 31,399 $849,896
Lazard (LAZ) Hoffman Scott D GC 20,000 $718,020
Global Power Equipment (GLPW) PPM America Capital BO 19,994 $517,265

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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