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Insiders Trading UNH, TRC, AZO

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 Friday, Oct. 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.

Tejon Ranch (TRC) Towerview BO 5,920 $135,101
Platinum Underwriters (PTP) Decleir Allan Carl VP,CFO 3,300 $99,398
China Transinfo Technology (CTFO) Xia Shudong CEO,PR
15,900 $52,032
Video Display (VIDE) Ordway Ronald D CEO,DIR
12,100 $48,521
ML Macadamia Orchards (NNUT) Ebrahimi Farhad Fred BO 6,100 $15,555
Unitil (UTL) Green Michael B DIR 380 $9,964
Crowdgather (CRWG) Sabnani Sanjay CEO,PR
19,245 $4,805
Agilysys (AGYS) Dennedy Jim PR,CEO
500 $4,180
Harbor Biosciences (HRBR) Frincke James M CEO,DIR 25,000 $3,250
Rexahn Pharmaceuticals (RNN) Kivel Richard DIR 2,500 $2,600
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S BO 363,965 $118,942,320
Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Burke Richard T DIR 100,000 $4,775,080
Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) Wood Daniel Scott VP 42,000 $1,332,240
Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) Waldis Stephen G PR,CEO
40,000 $1,147,400
Authentec (AUTH) Sofinnova Capital BO 152,400 $596,942
Intermec (IN) Kemper Corp Master Retirement Trust BO 70,000 $502,397
EMC (EMC) Deegan Gail DIR 20,000 $486,476
Zalicus (ZLCS) Mpm Bioventures III Llc BO 459,817 $473,263
Autozone (AZO) Crowley William C DIR 983 $321,264
Cash America International (CSH) Feehan Daniel R CEO,PR
5,200 $261,426

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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