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Insiders Trading ENTG, AZO, SGAS, AN

By Jonathan Moreland, founder of InsiderInsights 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, October 26, 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.

Entegris (ENTG) GMT Capital BO 111,900 $921,471
Sino Gas International (SGAS) Kuen Lee Ching BO 1,732,210 $606,274
Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) GMT Capital BO 31,000 $555,210
Freescale Semiconductor (FSL) Beyer Richard M CEO,DIR 40,000 $486,348
Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
7,898 $157,960
Cardinal Financial (CFNL) Buck William G DIR 8,500 $91,688
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Robertson William R DIR 11,000 $55,900
China Transinfo Technology (CTFO) Xia Shudong CEO,PR
16,400 $55,347
Oak Valley Bancorp (OVLY) Courtney Christopher M PR,DIR 9,253 $54,495
Investors Heritage Capital (IHRC) Tap & Co O 1,300 $23,075
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S BO 290,829 $95,958,260
Autonation (AN) Lampert Edward S BO 522,260 $21,078,176
Mitek Systems (MITK) Thornton John M DIR,BO 344,798 $4,059,307
Yahoo (YHOO) Filo David O 166,500 $2,757,390
Body Central (BODY) Gallin Scott DIR 103,672 $2,182,759
Western Refining (WNR) Foster Paul L CB,DIR
127,500 $2,015,336
World Fuel Services (INT) Stebbins Paul H CEO,DIR 49,900 $1,979,438
Select Comfort (SCSS) McLaughlin William R PR,CEO
80,000 $1,710,697
Western Refining (WNR) Franklin Mountain Investments BO 85,000 $1,343,557
Qlik Technologies (QLIK) Ott Alexander DIR 40,000 $1,110,800

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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