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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 Tuesday 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
Quixote (QUIX) Belgrave Investment Ltd
BO
891,157
$2,270,721
Verifone Holdings (PAY) Bergeron Douglas
CEO,DIR
296,500
$1,235,814
Liquidity Services (LQDT) Clough Phillip A
DIR
172,400
$1,028,399
Penwest Pharmaceuticals (PPCO) Tang Kevin C
BO
640,662
$899,241
Bruker (BRKR) Laukien Frank H
CEO,PR,DIR,BO
125,000
$546,424
Southern Copper (PCU Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv
BO
37,300
$517,724
Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP) Holveck David
CEO,PR,DIR
28,964
$484,828
Donegal Group (DGICB) Donegal Mutual Insurance
BO
26,568
$478,224
Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO) Beecken David
DIR
35,000
$404,579
Calpine (CPN) Lsp Cal Holdings II LLC
BO
62,627
$308,751
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Contango Oil & Gas (MCF) Sellers Capital LLC
BO
200,000
$6,764,800
Hansen Natural (HANS) Sacks Rodney C
CB,CEO,DIR
150,000
$5,307,000
NIC (EGOV) Hartley Ross C
DIR
478,000
$2,131,844
Eagle Materials (EXP) Clarke Robert L
DIR
42,960
$745,945
Pool (POOL) Sledd Robert C
DIR
50,000
$599,255
McAfee (MFE) Bolin Christopher S
VP,CTO
15,172
$429,058
Administaff (ASF) Lattanzio Paul S
DIR
20,552
$384,909
Hifn (HIFN) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David
BO
83,000
$323,772
Boulder Total Return Fund (BTF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b
BO
46,700
$306,874
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Zenuk Mark N
VP
9,687
$270,267
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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