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 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
Consolidated Graphics (CGX) Davis Joe R CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
229,000 $2,690,588
Mettler Toledo Intl (MTD) Filliol Oliver A CEO,PR 6,467 $304,078
Teche Holding (TSH) Teche Federal Savings Bank ESOP BO 5,000 $147,250
Churchill Downs (CHDN) Duchossois Richard L DIR,BO,
BO
4,607 $137,168
Entercom Communications (ETM) Field Joseph M CB,DIR,
BO
115,000 $130,645
Summer Infant (SUMR) Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value LP BO 73,900 $129,776
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund LP BO 39,500 $110,558
Airtran Holdings (AAI) Par Investment Partners LP BO 28,800 $107,367
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Blackrock Kelso Capital Advisors LLC FO 16,488 $63,826
Royce Focus Trust (FUND) Fockler Jack E Jr VP,FO 14,616 $62,065
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Bruce E DIR 300,000 $5,276,220
Marriott International Md (MAR) Shaw William Joseph PR,DIR,
COO
246,584 $4,299,192
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Minetti Carlos VP 190,610 $1,157,003
Denbury Resources (DNR) Dubuisson Harold Raymond VP 31,566 $542,620
Waste Services (WSII) Prides Capital Partners LLC DIR 68,606 $319,655
Omnivision Technologies (OVTI) He Xinping DIR,COO 38,106 $289,133
United Rentals (URI) Fairholme Capital Management LLC BO 70,113 $269,579
Accelrys (ACCL) Mak Capital One LLC BO 69,079 $251,252
Arrow Electronics (ARW) Mitchell William CB,CEO,
DIR
10,000 $200,000
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Panzarino James V VP 26,826 $156,396
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.