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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
CNX Gas (CXG) Consol Energy Inc
BO
136,000
$3,529,888
Eagle Materials (EXP) Hirsch Laurence E
DIR
187,400
$3,002,902
Paccar (PCAR) Pigott James Calvin
DIR
50,000
$1,442,500
Cincinnati Finl (CINF) Schiff John J Jr
CB,DIR
50,000
$1,292,000
Electronic Arts (ERTS) Riccitiello John
CEO,DIR
42,500
$1,041,339
Monster Worldwide (MNST) Yates Timothy T
CFO,DIR,
VP
36,000
$501,559
Platinum Energy (PGRI) Regent Venture V LLC
BO
497,400
$497,400
Waste Services (WSII) Westbury Trust
BO
58,000
$345,567
Bruker (BRKR) Laukien Frank H
CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
50,000
$270,716
Noble Energy (NBL) Van Kleef William T
DIR
5,200
$252,200
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III
DIR
2,000,000
$45,353,800
Apollo Group (APOL) Sperling Peter V
VCB,DIR
188,068
$13,085,200
Acxiom (ACXM) Valueact Holdings LP
BO
1,317,681
$10,397,247
Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Stark Arthur
PR,SO
307,000
$7,704,199
NVR (NVR) Saville Paul C
CEO
10,500
$5,240,340
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Duggan Robert W
DIR
25,000
$4,640,954
Trustco Bank NY (TRST) Cushing Robert T
CFO,VP
361,072
$4,394,246
Trustco Bank NY (TRST) Mccormick Robert J
CEO,PR
285,835
$3,478,612
Apple (AAPL) Drexler Millard S
DIR
30,000
$3,206,805
Ico Global (ICOG) Dondero James D
BO
2,973,725
$2,834,514
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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