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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!

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Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Republic Services (RSG) Cascade Investment LLC O 209,225 $5,396,143
Kayne Anderson Mlp Investment (KYN) Kayne Richard A CEO,FO 25,685 $439,829
Prg-schultz International (PRGX) Jana Partners LLC BO 28,971 $110,515
Geokinetics (GOK) Avista Capital Partners Gp LLC BO 20,001 $64,019
Ml Macadamia Orchards LP (NUT) Ebrahimi Farhad Fred BO 30,500 $60,920
Jupitermedia (JUPM) Meckler Alan M CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
100,000 $51,500
Grill Concepts (GRIL) Mathewson Charles N BO 128,017 $40,866
Natco Group (NTG) Edwards Julie H DIR 2,500 $37,452
Dws Strategic Municipalome Trust (KSM) Condon Philip G O 3,000 $25,920
Culp (CFI) Larson Kenneth R DIR 10,000 $18,950
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
National Semiconductor (NSM) Relational Investors LLC BO 2,600,000 $28,010,000
Navistar International (NAVZ) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I BO 500,000 $15,354,274
Copart (CPRT) Smith Thomas W DIR 500,000 $13,819,217
IACInteractivecorp (IACI) Liberty Media Corp BO 503,100 $8,122,632
Life Partners Holdings (LPHI) Pardo Family Holdings Ltd BO 10,000 $429,500
Ebix (EBIX) Luxor Capital Group LP BO 7,560 $182,508
Bebe Stores (BEBE) Mashouf Manny CB,F,
DIR,BO
10,100 $73,023
Saic (SAI) Shea K Stuart PR 3,500 $68,975
SRI Surgical Express (STRC) Peterson Wayne R DIR 37,882 $64,419
Grubb & Ellis (GBE) Thompson Anthony W BO 32,299 $39,175
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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