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 on Friday 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!

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Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name Title(s) Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S 
BO
105,600
$10,903,061
Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Davis Ray C 
DIR
310,500
$5,251,631
Trian Acquisition I (TUX) Trian Fund Management LP 
BO
600,000
$5,220,000
Allegiant Travel (ALGT) Par Investment Partners LP 
BO
110,502
$3,163,363
Calpine (CPN) Harbinger Capital Part Master Fd I
BO
250,000
$2,275,000
Tailwind Financial (TNF) Malibu Partner LLC 
BO
282,300
$2,163,858
Inter-Atlantic Financial (IAN) Malibu Partner LLC 
BO
175,200
$1,258,563
Prospect Capital (PSEC) Barry John F 
CEO,DIR
60,000
$703,610
Emageon (EMAG) Accipiter Capital Mgt LLC 
BO
249,398
$620,403
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea (GAP) Emil Capital Partners LLC 
BO
100,000
$603,960
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name Title(s) Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Owens Corning (OC) Harbinger Capital Part Master Fd I
BO
5,879,357
$97,009,391
Macerich (MAC) Coppola Arthur M 
CB,CEO,DIR
420,050
$13,096,739
RTI International Metals (RTI) Harbinger Capital Part Master Fd I
BO
282,700
$3,890,155
Thoratec (THOR) Kellogg Peter R 
BO
100,000
$2,542,000
Dana Holding (DAN) Silver Point Capital LP 
BO
637,000
$2,229,500
Regency Energy LP (RGNC) Arata Stephen Louis 
CFO,VP
54,712
$799,889
Apartment Invest & Mgt (AIV) Robertson David R 
VP
34,200
$685,791
Cedar Fair LP (FUN) Anderson Darrel D 
DIR
30,000
$469,900
Capital Trust (CT) Weiss Multi-strategy Advisers LLC 
BO
43,565
$378,655
Imperial Sugar Co New (IPSU) Schultze Asset Management LLC 
BO
23,425
$271,175
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, 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.
Source: InsiderInsights.com

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Jonathan Moreland is director of research and publisher of the weekly publication InsiderInsights, founder of the Web site InsiderInsights.com and the director of research at Insider Asset Management LLC. 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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