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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 Wednesday 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
James River Coal (JRCC) Steelhead Navigator Master LP
BO
300,000
$4,949,880
Fibernet Telecom (FTGX) WC Capital Mgt LLC
BO
25,100
$261,167
Biospecifics Technologies (BSTC) RA Capital Mgt LLC
BO
5,390
$116,610
DWS Municipal Inc Tr (KTF) Condon Philip G
O
8,000
$59,680
Metalico (MEA) Cornette Earl B
DIR
23,350
$57,918
Merge Healthcare (MRGE) Merrick Ris LLC
DIR,BO
28,200
$35,244
Lapolla Industries (LPAD) Kurtz Richard
CB,DIR,
BO
45,500
$23,176
Flanigans Enterprises (BDL) Flanigan James II
CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
5,000
$20,509
Rock Of Ages (ROAC) North Star Investment Mg
BO
10,000
$19,485
Southern Connecticut Bancorp (SSE) Howland John H
PR,COO
3,000
$15,000
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Arena Resources (ARD) Rochford Living Tr Lloyd Timothy Rochford Tr
CB,DIR
132,750
$4,155,075
MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) Lone Pine Capital LLC
BO
100,000
$3,850,000
Noven Pharmaceuticals (NOVN) Oss Capital Management
BO
116,290
$1,282,353
Arena Resources (ARD) Broaddrick William Randall
CFO
30,000
$957,390
Cosi (COSI) Juvonen Ronald
X,BO
2,537,000
$811,840
Google (GOOG) Eustace Robert Alan
VP
2,000
$634,680
Accenture Ltd (ACN) Coughlan Anthony G
AO
9,731
$328,509
Red Hat (RHT) Cunningham Michael
VP,GC
20,000
$282,600
Accenture Ltd (ACN) Hightower Dennis F
DIR
4,500
$151,943
Dell (DELL) Tu Lawrence
VP
11,000
$117,480
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.