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, April 30, 2012 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.
|Akamai Technologies (AKAM)
||Leighton F Thomson
|Palomar Medical (PMTI)
|Opko Health (OPK)
||Frost Phillip MD et al
||Bloom Floyd E
|Rait Financial Trust (RAS)
||Rima Senvest Mgt
|Selective Insurance (SIGI)
|Maxwell Technologies (MXWL)
|Berkshire Bancorp (BERK)
| Source: Insider Insights
||Gates William H III
|Six Flags Entertainment (SIX)
||Schmidt Eric E
|Lamar Advertising Co New (LAMR)
||Abrams Capital Mgt
|Crown Castle International (CCI)
||Moreland W Benjamin
|Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN)
|Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)
||Risoleo James F
||Jacobs Paul E
|Campbell Soup (CPB)
||Weber Charlotte C
| Source: Insider Insights
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.
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