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Insiders Trading KIOR, NWN, GTXI

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 Tuesday, June 28, 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.

Texas Industries (TXI) Longleaf Partners BO 160,000 $6,390,935
Kior (KIOR) Peterson Stuart L BO 313,608 $4,697,848
Gtx (GTXI) Hyde Joseph R III DIR,BO 975,000 $4,631,250
Kior (KIOR) Artis Partners BO 290,636 $4,353,728
Vitacost.Com (VITC) Freshford Capital BO 132,874 $614,580
Nanosphere (NSPH) Slezak Mark DIR,BO 285,000 $459,201
Urstadt Biddle Properties (UBP) Biddle Willing L PR,COO
19,500 $332,475
Donegal Group (DGICA) Shepard Gregory M BO 8,718 $115,902
Lexaria (LXRP) Bunka Christopher CB,CEO
500,000 $100,000
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Brooks Martha DIR 5,250 $99,590
Innospec (IOSP) Gendell Jeffrey L BO 215,000 $6,932,704
Nxstage Medical (NXTM) Utterberg David S DIR,BO 138,398 $2,803,882
Semgroup (SEMG) BNP Paribas BO 104,162 $2,753,961
Kforce (KFRC) Dunkel David L CEO,DIR 98,180 $1,284,377
Futurefuel (FF) Revelation Special Situations Fund BO 95,497 $1,175,060
Red Hat (RHT) Cunningham Michael VP,GC 22,000 $1,002,540
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray BO 20,000 $838,830
Rue21 (RUE) Fisch Robert PR,CEO
25,000 $783,750
Netsuite (N) Farrington Deborah A DIR 16,900 $646,015
Tessco Technologies (TESS) Discovery Group I BO 52,610 $643,778

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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