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Insiders Trading RSG, CSOD, TTP, MSTR

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 Monday, December 12, 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.

Republic Services (RSG) Cascade Investment BO 2,100,000 $56,465,432
Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund (TTP) Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance BO 8,760,000 $6,500,000
Incyte Corp (INCY) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital DIR,BO 403,521 $5,394,595
VMware (VMW) Emc Corp BO 47,300 $4,471,891
Texas Industries (TXI) NNS Holding BO 125,998 $3,511,214
NII Holdings (NIHD) Chaia Sergio PR 38,770 $815,056
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
10,000 $577,500
China Biologic Products (CBPO) Warburg Pincus Private Equity DIR,BO 49,600 $572,012
Santa Fe Financial (SFEF) Intergroup BO 34,700 $451,100
Iridium Communications (IRDM) Baralonco Ltd BO 50,000 $363,754
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Deer VI & Co BO 1,000,741 $18,036,146
Dunkin Brands (DNKN) Thomas H Lee Advisors BO 633,385 $15,659,367
Microstrategy (MSTR) Saylor Michael J CB,PR
50,952 $6,131,742
Analog Devices (ADI) Stata Ray CB,DIR 96,968 $3,384,889
Zumiez (ZUMZ) Campion Thomas D CB,DIR
92,055 $2,762,405
Forward Industries (FORD) Johnson Frank L DIR,BO 1,076,808 $2,040,013
Sensient Technologies (SXT) Manning Kenneth P CB,PR
45,000 $1,654,628
Servicesource International (SREV) Harvey Kevin BO 109,586 $1,579,364
Broadcom (BRCM) Samueli Henry CTO,DIR 50,000 $1,522,305
Harman International (HAR) Paliwal Dinesh C CB,CEO
25,000 $1,015,480

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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