Which insiders are selling and buying chunks of stocks?

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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 Monday 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
Hess (HES) Hess John B CB,CEO,
133,100 $6,399,328
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (SLXP) Flynn James E BO,BO 415,094 $3,366,122
Hess (HES) Hess John B CB,CEO,
62,400 $3,000,136
Exco Resources (XCO) Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund LP DIR 288,000 $2,442,730
Cumulus Media (CMLS) Dickey Lewis W Sr BO,TT 473,765 $593,683
Fibernet Telecom Group (FTGX) Wc Capital Management LLC BO 59,600 $547,984
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN) Investor Ab BO 467,500 $446,250
Ideation Acquisition (IDI) Frost Phillip Md Et Al DIR,BO 50,000 $357,500
Capitol Bancorp Ltd (CBC) Farrar Carl C VP 31,900 $252,550
Constellation Energy Group (CEG) Shattuck Mayo A III CB,CEO,
10,000 $243,761
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Copart (CPRT) Rosenstein Barry DIR 923,925 $24,822,353
IACinteractivecorp (IACI) Liberty Media Corp BO 564,100 $9,169,889
Steel Dynamics (STLD) Bates John C DIR 772,200 $9,104,503
National Semiconductor (NSM) Relational Investors LLC BO 500,000 $4,875,000
Hess (HES) Collins J Barclay  DIR,VP 100,000 $4,795,240
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 98,486 $1,625,753
Simon Property Group (SPG) Sokolov Richard S PR,DIR,
30,000 $1,587,987
Imperial Sugar Co New (IPSU) Schultze Asset Mgt LLC BO 100,600 $1,372,721
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 40,006 $1,264,886
Saic (SAI) Walkush Joseph P VP 58,343 $1,110,395
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.