Calpine Insider Buys $21.2 Million Worth

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
Calpine (CPN) Spo Advisory Corp
BO
1,910,400
$21,247,149
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S
BO
44,000
$4,573,221
Nevada Chemicals (NCEM) Cyanco Holding Corp
BO
456,631
$6,105,156
Convergys (CVG) Jana Partners LLC
BO
200,000
$2,236,000
Mcdonalds (MCD) Skinner James A
VCB,
CEO,
DIR
20,000
$1,100,038
Orchid Cellmark (ORCH) Accipiter Capital Management LLC
BO
536,439
$814,716
Great Atlantic & Pacific (GAP) Emil Capital Partners LLC
BO
100,000
$635,690
Avery Dennison Corp (AVY) Mullin Peter W
DIR
15,000
$459,750
Textron (TXT) Fish Lawrence K
DIR
20,000
$315,000
PPG Industries (PPG) De Leener Pierre-marie
VP
5,000
$238,384
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M
DIR
900,000
$7,794,000
Developers Diversified Rlty (DDR) Wolstein Scott A
CEO,
DIR
1,255,733
$7,737,515
Care Investment Trust (CRE) Goldentree Asset Mgt LP
BO
251,652
$2,491,595
Dynavax Technologies (DVAX) Flynn James E
BO
4,851,538
$1,213,993
Quicksilver Resources (KWK) Morris Steven M
DIR
100,000
$957,500
Developers Diversified Rlty (DDR) Schafer William H
CFO,
VP
106,000
$946,940
Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK) Cosgrove William John
DIR
50,000
$887,500
Newstar Financial (NEWS) Oz Management LP
BO
114,245
$730,858
Progenics Pharm (PGNX) Jacobson Paul F
DIR
62,500
$577,626
Monsanto (MON) Mizell Steven
VP,HR
7,100
$562,036
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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