Which insiders are selling and buying chunks of stocks?

Insider Insights

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
Southern Copper (PCU) Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv BO 62,700 $988,152
Steinway Musical Instruments (LVB) ValueAct Smallcap Mgt LP BO 87,943 $920,696
Advocat (AVCA) Mccurdy Chad A DIR,BO 257,500 $643,750
Nanosphere (NSPH) Slezak Mark DIR,BO 87,658 $436,537
Liquidity Services (LQDT) Clough Phillip A DIR 39,590 $277,107
Methode Electronics (METH) Hornung Christopher J DIR 75,000 $228,750
Overseas Shipholding (OSG) Recanati Oudi DIR,BO 10,000 $225,000
Athersys New (ATHX) Sheffery Michael B DIR 162,200 $126,330
Carey W P & Co Llc (WPC) Carey William P CB,DIR,
5,000 $114,014
American Reprographics (ARP) Suriyakumar Kumarakulasingam CB,CEO,
35,000 $103,639
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Robert I CEO,DIR,
500,000 $8,673,124
Washington Post (WPO) Graham Donald CB,CEO,
15,500 $5,459,495
Ocwen Financial (OCN) Faris Ronald M PR,DIR 122,593 $1,230,006
Arena Resources (ARD) Broaddrick William Randall CFO 35,000 $926,744
Radio One (ROIAK) Fine Capital Partners LP BO 1,720,000 $774,000
Arrow Electronics (ARW) Mitchell William CB,CEO,
20,000 $360,000
Sysco (SYY) Smith Stephen F VP 11,476 $254,932
Idera Pharmaceuticals (IDRA) Zein Youssef El DIR 44,483 $249,994
Village Super Market (VLGEA) Sumas John James GC 7,699 $223,887
Financial Federal (FIF) Geisser Troy H VP,SEC 10,000 $211,780
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.