Which insiders are selling and buying chunks of stocks?

Below are lists of the top 10 open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday 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
Cott Corp Cn (COT) Rosenfeld Eric DIR 547,400 $430,498
Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) Icahn Carl C CB,DIR,
BO
15,041 $390,556
Taylor Capital Group (TAYC) Hammock M Hill DIR 100,000 $385,958
ATP Oil & Gas (ATPG) Bulmahn T Paul CEO,DIR,
BO
80,000 $277,576
Pam Transportation Svs (PTSI) Moroun Matthew T DIR,BO 65,516 $389,965
Lazard Global Tot Ret Inc Fd (LGI) Bhutani Ashish CEO 20,000 $188,656
DWS Rreef RE Fund (SRQ) Susan L Ciciora Trust BO 110,400 $179,783
National Coal (NCOC) Geologic Resource Partners LLC BO 133,301 $150,630
Wiley John & Sons (JWB) Wiley Bradford II DIR,BO 5,000 $148,500
White Mountains Insurance (WTM) Barrette Raymond Joseph Rene CB,CEO,
DIR
768 $134,424
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
IACInteractivecorp (IACI) Liberty Media Corp BO 214,500 $3,227,801
American Public Education (APEI) Camden Partners Strategic Manager LLC DIR 52,155 $2,177,724
International Coal Group (ICO) Steelhead Partners LLC O 465,000 $776,504
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 18,000 $572,726
Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO) Nierenberg Investment Mgt BO 85,523 $520,035
Nationwide Health Props (NHP) Samuelson Jack D DIR 25,000 $488,015
Ocwen Financial (OCN) Shepro William B VP 26,941 $298,261
Usa Mobility (USMO) Kelly Vincent D CEO,PR,
DIR
54,192 $507,608
Accelrys (ACCL) Mak Capital One LLC BO 69,777 $248,999
OSI Systems (OSIS) Chopra Deepak CEO,PR,
DIR
15,000 $242,699
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

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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