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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
MBIA (MBI) Warburg Pincus Private Equity X LP
BO
2,140,812
$6,492,487
Airtran Holdings (AAI) Par Investment Partners LP
BO
1,145,600
$2,892,126
Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG) Adage Capital Partners Gp LLC
BO
84,609
$2,149,975
Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) Rachesky Mark H Md
BO
360,000
$1,920,132
Airtran Holdings (AAI) Par Investment Partners LP
BO
572,800
$1,446,063
CNA Financial (CNA) Loews Corp
BO
212,000
$1,445,840
McGrath Rentcorp (MGRC) Mcgrath Robert P
DIR
100,000
$1,403,732
L-1 Identity Solutions (ID) Lapenta Robert V
CB,CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
300,000
$1,110,000
Tier Technologies (TIER) Discovery Group I LLC
BO
166,949
$963,481
Avid Technology (AVID) Blum Capital Partners LP
BO
73,800
$636,894
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Kelly Brian G
DIR
2,000,000
$20,845,036
Sears Holdings (SHLD) Mnuchin Steven T
DIR
238,711
$8,703,041
Washington Post (WPO) Graham Donald
CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
14,000
$4,575,637
Equity Residential (EQR) Spector Gerald A
VCB,DIR
200,000
$3,443,050
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Kotick Robert A
CEO,PR,DIR
242,425
$2,468,711
CB Richard Ellis (CBG) Wirta Raymond E
DIR
200,000
$517,940
Brookline Bancorp (BRKL) Chapman Richard P Jr
CEO
50,000
$420,375
Panera Bread (PNRA) Colasacco Domenic
DIR
9,000
$411,570
Shutterfly (SFLY) Clark James H
BO
52,665
$406,488
Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (BNCL) Yates Craig W
DIR
43,306
$386,730
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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