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Insiders Trading BNHNA, PZG, IRWD

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, June 27, 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.

Benihana (BNHNA) Coliseum Capital BO 125,000 $1,187,500
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
7,307 $351,067
Evolution Petroleum (EPM) Lovoi John BO 28,457 $198,630
Navistar International (NAV) Klinger Steven J DIR 2,000 $108,700
Enpro Industries (NPO) Macadam Stephen E PR,CEO
2,250 $100,644
Diamond Foods (DMND) Silveira Joseph P DIR 1,385 $100,551
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund BO 10,352 $79,357
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) Collins Morton DIR 100,000 $57,610
Covance (CVD) Scodari Joseph C DIR 800 $45,904
Casella Waste Systems (CWST) Johnson Edwin D VP,CFO 6,000 $30,900
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD) Ridgeback Capital BO 500,000 $8,095,000
Paramount Gold & Silver (PZG) Crupi Chris PR,DIR 893,000 $3,125,500
Thor Industries (THO) Riegel Richard E Iii PR 85,500 $2,432,650
Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Newton H Brett VP 65,000 $1,805,700
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 $1,035,790
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray BO 20,000 $836,612
Heartware International (HTWR) Godshall Douglas Evan PR,CEO
10,000 $711,501
Avago Technologies (AVGO) Diller James DIR 20,000 $708,910
Proassurance (PRA) O Neil Frank B VP,A
9,424 $659,680
SEI Investments (SEIC) West Alfred P Jr DIR,BO 20,000 $426,000

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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