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 Wednesday 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
Calpine (CPN) Spo Advisory Corp 
BO
1,859,000
$22,688,487
Landrys Restaurants (LNY) Fertitta Tilman J 
CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
728,595
$8,433,990
International Speedway (ISCA) 1999 William C France Descendants Tr 
BO
40,500
$1,115,645
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea (GAP) Emil Capital Partners LLC 
BO
125,000
$844,638
Monogram Biosciences (MGRM) Siebel Kenneth F 
BO
1,065,000
$617,700
Fastenal (FAST) Lundquist Nicholas J 
VP
4,800
$182,304
Mattel (MAT) Dolan Michael J 
DIR
10,000
$139,756
Media General (MEG) Liebau Frederic Jack Jr 
DIR
14,000
$99,485
Ddi (DDIC) Miller Lloyd I III 
BO
27,113
$97,607
Deer Valley (DVLY.OB) Vicis Capital LLC 
BO
70,400
$88,000
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name Title(s) Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M 
DIR
784,000
$6,977,600
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E 
DIR
634,200
$5,644,380
Greenbrier Companies (GBX) Gendell Jeffrey L Et Al 
X,BO
324,091
$3,354,963
Electronics For Imaging (EFII) Blum Capital Partners LP 
BO
353,898
$3,179,067
Life Time Fitness (LTM) Akradi Bahram 
CB,CEO,
DIR
48,300
$929,651
Newstar Financial (NEWS) Oz Management LP 
BO
118,500
$706,680
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M 
DIR
66,344
$591,125
Peoples United Fin'l (PBCT) Dreyer Brian F 
VP
22,577
$384,236
Electronic Game Card (EGMI) Trafelet Capital Management LP 
BO
956,973
$352,281
Neogen (NEOG) Current Richard R 
CFO,VP
10,000
$288,600
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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