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 Thursday 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
Southern Copper (PCU) Grupo Mexico Sa De Cv Fi
BO
1,120,000
$13,817,600
Delta Petroleum Corp (DPTR) Tracinda Corp
BO
1,100,000
$5,728,580
McMoran Exploration (MMR) Moffett James R
CB,DIR
151,500
$1,425,206
CNX Gas (CXG) Consol Energy Inc
BO
39,500
$1,177,858
Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Leighton F Thomson
DIR
100,000
$1,140,978
Autonation Fl (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
O
97,500
$869,310
Scientific Learning (SCIL) Trigran Investments Inc
BO
360,000
$648,000
Agilysys (AGYS) Cueva R Andrew
DIR
147,937
$380,054
Bankatlantic Bancorp (BBX) Bfc Financial Corp
BO
108,498
$321,465
Service Corporation (SCI) Lund Victor L
DIR
61,129
$318,341
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Masimo (MASI) Cahill Edward L
DIR
100,000
$2,547,680
Campbell Soup (CPB) Van Beuren Hope H
BO
74,191
$2,240,277
Campbell Soup (CPB) Van Beuren John A
BO
61,494
$1,856,877
Beasley Broadcast (BBGI) Deephaven Capital Management LLC
BO
1,726,090
$1,726,090
Royal Gold (RGLD) Stuckert James W
DIR
32,965
$1,169,720
Cephalon (CEPH) Buchi J Kevin
CFO,VP
15,000
$1,114,200
Becton Dickinson (BDX) Becton Henry P Jr
DIR
9,500
$595,977
Trustco Bank Corp NY (TRST) Mccormick Robert A
CB,DIR
47,930
$508,813
Level 3 Communications (LVLT) Eby Douglas C
DIR
559,300
$453,816
Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI) Grant Joseph M
DIR
30,000
$448,720
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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