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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
BO
371,500
$8,861,501
Netezza (NZ) Ferri Paul J
DIR,BO
236,348
$1,415,472
Stericycle (SRCL) Dammeyer Rodney F
DIR
20,000
$972,822
Computer Horizons (CHRZ) Southpaw Credit Opp Master Fd LP
BO
1,739,663
$547,994
Cumulus Media (CMLS) Dickey Lewis W Sr
BO
84,750
$161,000
Taro Pharmaceutical (TAROF) Franklin Resources Inc
BO
7,843
$74,509
Telik (TELK) Eastbourne Capital Mgt LLC
BO
127,758
$56,057
Motorcar Parts America (MPAA) Borneo Rudolph J
DIR
10,000
$47,972
Stericycle (SRCL) Patience John
DIR
1,000
$46,275
Telik (TELK) Black Bear Offshore Master Fd
BO
91,482
$40,131
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) Lone Pine Capital LLC
BO
825,000
$29,094,552
National Semiconductor (NSM) Relational Investors LLC
BO
2,089,200
$20,236,216
Navistar International (NAV) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd
BO
111,434
$3,039,152
Copart (CPRT) Rosenstein Barry
DIR
13,150
$353,604
Ocean Power Tech (OPTT) Taylor George W
CEO,DIR,
BO
53,000
$313,771
Team (TISI) Waters Louis A
DIR
11,226
$294,676
Zap (ZAAP) Hartman William Richard
CFO
55,000
$14,000
Rocky Mountain Chocolate (RMCF) Mortenson Lee N
DIR
1,500
$8,640
CKX (CKXE) Presley Lisa Marie
DIR
1,000
$4,228
Kushi Resources (KUSI) Diehl Matthew Ryan
X
3,000,000
$3,000
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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