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) Harbinger Capital Master Fd I
BO
700,000
$5,077,000
Infinera (INFN) Balkanski Alexandre
DIR
563,807
$4,169,930
Move (MOVE) Nierenberg Investment Mgt
BO
2,000,000
$1,720,000
Autonation Fl (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Tr
O
255,150
$1,672,381
Emageon (EMAG) Accipiter Capital Mgt
BO
509,137
$1,265,333
Principal Financial (PFG) Gelatt Daniel
DIR
120,000
$1,186,200
Middle Kingdom Alliance (MKBB) Capital Ally Investments
BO
137,500
$1,148,125
Cousins Properties (CUZ) Cousins Thomas G
BO
126,800
$1,137,269
Ram Energy (RAME) Jefferies High Yield Trading
BO
1,072,818
$1,005,014
Developers Divers. Rlty (DDR) Ahern Terrance R
DIR
266,000
$812,582
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Covanta Holding (CVA) Zell Samuel
DIR
3,125,000
$58,280,987
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M
DIR
3,861,700
$22,322,559
Fossil (FOSL) Kartsotis Kosta N
CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
1,150,000
$14,737,385
Hill International (HIL) Richter Irvin E
CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
2,048,140
$6,768,490
Southwestern Energy (SWN) Kerley Gregory D
VP
200,000
$6,008,812
Netapp (NTAP) Warmenhoven Daniel J
CEO
400,000
$5,121,352
Sovereign Bancorp (SOV) Whitworth Ralph V
DIR
2,198,963
$4,639,812
Fastenal (FAST) Kierlin Robert A
DIR
100,000
$3,719,000
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E
DIR
518,500
$3,013,573
Bebe Stores (BEBE) Mashouf Manny 
CB,F,
DIR,BO
569,700
$2,978,703
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.