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Insiders Trading PCYC, IT, PANL, ORLY

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 Wednesday, November 30, 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.

Pharmacyclics (PCYC) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital BO 377,280 $5,271,464
Universal Display (PANL) Discovery Capital Management BO 100,000 $4,173,000
Cumulus Media (CMLS) Crestview Radio Investors DIR,BO 478,825 $1,415,775
Apple (AAPL) Iger Robert A DIR 2,670 $1,000,973
Quad Graphics (QUAD) Quadracci J Joel CB,PR
61,900 $991,669
Boston Scientific (BSX) Mario Ernest DIR 100,000 $540,000
Moduslink Global Solutions (MLNK) Handy & Harman O 90,557 $384,821
Lyris (LYRI) Comfort William T III CB,DIR
2,432,849 $255,449
Aceto (ACET) Gold Ronald PR,COO 38,000 $247,760
Angies List (ANGI) Britto Mark DIR 20,000 $244,200
Fusion IO (FIO) New Enterprise Associates BO 1,291,493 $40,914,500
Gartner (IT) Valueact Holdings DIR 579,300 $21,773,512
OReilly Automotive (ORLY) Oreilly David E CB,DIR 200,000 $15,290,476
Motorola Mobility (MMI) Icahn Carl C BO 365,908 $14,178,935
Cameron International (CAM) Erikson Sheldon R DIR 200,000 $10,715,920
Commerce Bancshares (CBSH) Kemper Jonathan M VCB,DIR 142,000 $5,016,330
Douglas Emmett (DEI) Emmett Dan A CB,DIR
140,000 $2,428,400
Visa (V) Partridge John PR 16,413 $1,532,154
Western Refining (WNR) Foster Paul L CB,DIR
127,500 $1,477,674
Abovenet (ABVT) Datta Rajiv COO 20,000 $1,114,878

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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