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 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
Harte Hanks (HHS) Franklin Larry CEO,PR,
DIR
100,000 $609,570
M&T Bank (MTB) Newman Reginald B II DIR 5,000 $190,450
99 Cents Only Stores (NDN) Gold David CB,DIR,
BO
20,999 $152,293
Dentsply International (XRAY) Brandt Eric DIR 5,400 $139,644
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR,
BO
9,000 $132,723
Pike Electric (PEC) Bayless Charles E DIR 10,000 $111,800
Furniture Brands (FBN) Scozzafava Ralph P CB,CEO,
DIR
50,000 $105,630
Reinsurance Group Of Amer (RGA) Henderson Alan C DIR 3,000 $101,250
Micrus Endovascular (MEND) Henson Michael R DIR 11,000 $84,510
Spherion (SFN) Heins John D VP,HR 51,600 $81,960
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 1,000,000 $19,368,900
Invesco Ltd (IVZ) Flanagan Martin L CEO,PR,
DIR
312,500 $3,990,406
Stanley (SXE) Gallagher Lawrence A DIR 40,000 $1,233,200
UGI Corp (UGI) Greenberg Lon R CB,CEO,
DIR
42,000 $1,130,850
Knight Capital (NITE) Lazarowitz Robert M DIR 30,000 $593,000
MPS Group (MPS) Davis T Wayne DIR 90,000 $567,414
Resmed (RMD) Quinn Michael A DIR 10,000 $415,260
Fair Isaac (FIC) Osborne Charles M CFO,VP 27,769 $368,136
Center Financial (CLFC) Lee Chung Hyun DIR 80,000 $269,064
Colgate Palmolive (CL) Huston John J VP 2,650 $166,999
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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