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Insiders Trading CMLS, SIRO, LQDT

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 mainly open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, Nov. 25, 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.

Cumulus Media (CMLS) Crestview Radio Investors DIR,BO 831,047 $2,334,117
Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO) Fischer Jost CB,CEO
DIR
25,000 $998,250
Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO) Blank Simone VP,CFO
DIR
18,750 $748,286
Tejon Ranch (TRC) Towerview Llc BO 9,516 $220,493
Key Tronic (KTCC) Gates Craig D PR,CEO
DIR
42,360 $203,341
Myrexis (MYRX) Aryeh Jason DIR 79,199 $196,259
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Schiff John J Jr DIR 12,000 $133,524
Fisher Communications (FSCI) Towerview Llc BO 4,346 $121,591
Myrexis (MYRX) Belle Gerald P DIR 40,300 $99,743
Perry Ellis International (PERY) Arriola Joe DIR 6,975 $87,132
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Liquidity Services (LQDT) Mateus Tique Jaime DIR 29,167 $894,585
YRC Worldwide (YRCW) Catalyst Fund LP BO 8,800,000 $364,880
Tesco (TESO) Quintana Julio M PR,CEO
DIR
16,581 $194,606
Leapfrog Enterprises (LF) Mollusk Holdings Llc BO 30,000 $139,500
DWS Municipal Inc Trust (KTF) Condon Philip G O 10,000 $132,880
Tesco (TESO) Foster Jeffrey L VP 4,583 $53,789
Tesco (TESO) Kayl Robert L VP,CFO 3,541 $41,560
Quepasa (QPSA) Bugden James E O 11,000 $38,792
OGE Energy (OGE) Johnston S Craig VP,SO 750 $37,785
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Kampfe Randall R VP 943 $26,246
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com

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.

Stock quotes in this article: CMLS, SIRO, LQDT, YRCW 
Jonathan Moreland is the founder of InsiderInsights.com, 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 TheStreet.com 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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