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 Tuesday 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
1,369,200
$15,085,204
Best Buy (BBY) Schulze Richard M
CB,DIR
510,000
$11,430,650
Willis Group (WSH) Plumeri Joseph J
CB,CEO,
DIR
250,000
$5,459,375
CNX Gas (CXG) Consol Energy Inc
BO
128,000
$2,548,314
Nustar Energy LP (NS) Greehey William E
DIR
22,465
$943,460
Moneygram Intl (MGI) Blum Capital Partners LP
BO
900,000
$900,000
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea (GAP) Emil Capital Partners LLC
BO
100,000
$604,670
ATMI (ATMI) Sharkey Daniel P
VP,BD
50,000
$525,000
Nustar Gp (NSH) Greehey William E
DIR,BO
27,465
$493,346
Leggett & Platt (LEG) Haffner David S
CEO,DIR
25,000
$364,750
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Fastenal (FAST) Mcconnon Henry K
DIR
671,000
$22,422,410
Teledyne Tech (TDY) Bozzone Robert P
DIR
156,640
$6,051,298
Pulte Homes (PHM) Pulte William J
CB,DIR,
BO
600,000
$5,130,000
Scholastic (SCHL) Robinson Richard
CB,CEO,
PR,BO
90,000
$1,626,165
Peoples United Finl (PBCT) Sherringham Philip R
CEO,PR,
DIR
49,203
$802,452
Amgen (AMGN) Flanagan Thomas James
VP,CIO
5,196
$299,913
IDEX Corp (IEX) Romeo Dominic A
CFO,VP
13,000
$260,463
Gabelli Div Inc Tr (GDV) Gabelli Mario J
DIR
25,000
$246,790
Bank Mutual (BKMU) Buestrin Thomas H
DIR
20,000
$210,690
Air Products (APD) Smith Lawrence S
DIR
3,500
$175,903
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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