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Insiders Trading HPQ, LNKD, FURX, CPRT

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, June 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.

Hewlett Packard (HPQ) Whitworth Ralph V DIR 5,051,265 112,151,088
Hewlett Packard (HPQ) Lane Raymond J CB,DIR 179,900 3,987,622
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX) Eshelman Fredric N DIR,BO 120,394 2,397,995
Cytrx (CYTR) Patterson Scott Bradford BO 497,896 1,831,967
Oplink Communications (OPLK) Liu Joseph Y CB,CEO 386,904 1,795,622
Universal Stainless (USAP) Pennant Capital Mgt BO 27,900 1,106,984
Masimo (MASI) Kiani Joe E CEO,CB,DIR 50,000 923,285
Ev Energy Partners (EVEP) Walker John B CB,DIR 10,000 499,700
American Railcar Industries (ARII) Icahn Carl C DIR,BO 22,370 466,885
Ferrellgas Partners (FGP) Wambold Stephen L CEO,PR,DIR 31,150 362,275
Source: Insider Insights
Linkedin (LNKD) Hoffman Reid DIR,BO 78,667 7,192,512
Linkedin (LNKD) Weiner Jeff CEO,DIR 74,584 6,819,153
Linkedin (LNKD) Henke David VP,OO 52,500 4,799,761
Validus Holdings (VR) Singh Alok DIR 147,538 4,626,143
Copart (CPRT) Johnson Willis J CB,DIR,BO 155,312 4,221,567
Duff & Phelps (DUF) Belke Robert DIR 271,402 3,867,479
Petsmart (PETM) Molloy Lawrence VP,CFO 30,000 1,890,575
Advent Software (ADVS) Dimarco Stephanie CEO,DIR 40,000 994,032
Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) Holtzman Steven H DIR 57,573 749,025
Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) Hondmann Dirk VP 8,242 659,622
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.
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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