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, May 4, 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.
|Republic Services (RSG)
|Keynote Systems (KEYN)
||Empire Capital Mgt
|Hq Global Education (HQGE)
|Stewart Enterprises (STEI)
||Pentwater Capital Mgt
|Journal Communications (JRN)
||Friedman Brian P
|Franklin Street Properties (FSP)
||Carter George J
| Source: Insider Insights
|Delphi Automotive (DLPH)
||Paulson & Co
|Sl Green Realty (SLG)
||Green Stephen L
||Logan Barry S
|Six Flags Entertainment (SIX)
|Protalix Biotherapeutics (PLX)
|Delta Air Lines (DAL)
||Anderson Richard H
||Nordstrom James F Jr
| 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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