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
Nustar Energy LP (NS) Greehey William E
DIR
93,335
$3,918,129
CNX Gas (CXG) Consol Energy Inc
BO
128,000
$2,465,151
Nustar Gp Hold (NSH) Greehey William E
DIR,BO
87,292
$1,582,656
Atlas America (ATLS) Cobalt Capital Mgt
BO
84,300
$1,535,871
Lasalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Scott Stuart L
DIR
100,000
$1,019,000
Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold (FCX) Allison Robert J Jr
DIR
20,000
$499,990
Celanese (CE) Mcguinn Martin G
DIR
35,000
$436,800
Dow Chemical (DOW) Freiwald Gregory M
VP
16,000
$368,000
Allscripts-Misys Healthcare (MDRX) Lawrie Michael
CB,DIR
70,000
$356,300
Renaissance Acquisition (RAK) Florescue Barry W
CEO,DIR,
BO
55,848
$317,775
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M
DIR
4,050,000
$29,185,950
Teledyne Tech (TDY) Bozzone Robert P
DIR
128,900
$4,987,690
Suntrust Banks (STI) Reed William R Jr
VCB
105,052
$3,767,885
Arch Capital (ACGL) Pasquesi John M
VCB,DIR
60,000
$3,747,948
Level 3 Comms (LVLT) Eby Douglas C
DIR
2,133,525
$1,922,914
Everest Re (RE) Taranto Joseph V
CB,CEO,
DIR
26,220
$1,888,047
Devry (DV) Brown David S
DIR
36,000
$1,813,842
Home Bancshares (HOMB) Roberts Chris S
CEO,PR
57,703
$1,494,342
Pulte Homes (PHM) Pulte William J
CB,DIR,
BO
160,000
$1,350,240
Half Robert Intl (RHI) Gibbons Edward W
DIR
70,000
$1,125,880
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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