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 Wedesday 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
Yahoo (YHOO) Icahn Carl C DIR,BO 6,778,804 $66,956,621
Kayne Anderson Energy Tot Ret Fd (KYE) Kayne Richard A
CEO,FO
114,000
$1,113,780
Autonation Fl (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
O
150,000
$1,027,933
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) Bvf Partners L Pil
BO
496,000
$913,054
Continental Resources (CLR) Hamm Harold
CB,CEO,
PR,DIR,
BO
50,000
$892,885
Saks (SKS) Inmobiliaria Carso S A De C V
BO
250,000
$811,558
Futurefuel (FTFL) Osmium Special Situations Fund Ltd
BO
120,050
$691,222
Epicor Software (EPIC) Elliott International LP
BO
149,400
$506,338
Allis Chalmers Energy (ALY) Bulgheroni Alejandro Pedro
DIR
90,100
$493,036
Nordstrom (JWN) Walter Robert D
DIR
50,000
$469,500
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Silgan Holdings (SLGN) Horrigan D Greg
DIR,BO
200,000
$8,632,314
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M
DIR
1,021,100
$6,297,052
McMoran Exploration (MMR) Day Robert
DIR
539,875
$6,181,406
Intrepid Potash (IPI) Martin J Landis
DIR
310,000
$5,585,186
Linn Energy Llc (LINE) Linn Michael C
CB,CEO,
DIR
398,722
$5,031,509
Lumber Liquidators (LL) Sullivan Thomas D
CB,DIR,
BO
349,000
$2,837,370
Bebe Stores (BEBE) Mashouf Manny
CB,F,DIR,
BO
430,300
$2,500,285
SEI Investments (SEIC) West Alfred P Jr
DIR,BO
175,700
$2,467,605
Silgan Holdings (SLGN) Silver R Philip
DIR,BO
36,200
$1,566,562
Trustco Bank Corp N Y (TRST) Mccormick Robert A
CB,DIR
124,300
$1,312,755
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.