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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!
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Bill Barrett (BBG) Warburg Pincus & Co BO 219,000 $4,166,739
Marchex (MCHX) Hanauer Nicolas J DIR 300,000 $1,860,000
Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) Domain Parters Vii L P BO 237,826 $1,172,482
QCR Holdings (QCRH) Harris John H DIR 105,000 $1,063,250
Exco Resources (XCO) Stillwell Robert Lee DIR 50,000 $421,915
Cowlitz Bancorporation (CWLZ) Crescent Capital Vi LLC BO 50,200 $291,662
TFS Financial (TFSL) Stefanski Marc A CB,CEO,
21,900 $272,436
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Blackrock Kelso Capital Advisors LLC FO 22,720 $203,551
News (NWS) Hurd Mark V DIR 17,000 $147,900
Thomas Properties Group (TPGI) Thomas James A CB,CEO,
54,300 $133,578
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Republic Airways (RJET) Orbis Holdings Trust BO 519,977 $6,227,357
Sunoco (SUN) Drosdick John G DIR 53,575 $2,037,189
Centex (CTX) Quinn David W DIR 158,144 $1,811,875
Granite Construction (GVA) Boitano Mark Edward VP 40,000 $1,782,160
Westinghouse Air Brake (WAB) Kassling William E DIR 35,000 $1,483,218
Equity One (EQY) Hetz Nathan DIR 75,395 $1,477,207
Virgin Media (VMED) Huff William R DIR 325,000 $1,437,000
Sterling Construction (STRL) Mills Christopher H B DIR 77,000 $1,377,863
Aaron Rents (RNT) Loudermilk Robert C Jr CEO,PR,
53,900 $1,346,018
Rock-Tenn (RKT) Rubright James A CB,CEO,
31,735 $1,050,981
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.