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 Monday 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
Southern Copper (PCU) Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv BO 250,000 $4,695,000
Steinway Musical Instruments (LVB) Valueact Smallcap Mgt LP DIR,BO 125,500 $1,598,710
Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) Icahn Carl C CB,DIR,
BO
12,775 $325,169
Berry Petroleum (BRY) Wolf David D CFO,VP 15,000 $176,650
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP BO 52,400 $148,816
T-3 Energy Services (TTES) Ayers Robert Louis DIR 10,000 $125,830
Spartech (SEH) Odaniell Myles S CEO,PR,
DIR
30,000 $78,600
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Blackrock Kelso Cap Adv LLC FO 17,631 $70,628
T-3 Energy Services (TTES) Rodriguez Lisa W DIR 5,000 $61,950
Nuveen Muni Va Fd 2 (NUW) Schneider William J TT 3,000 $45,270
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Fossil (FOSL) Kartsotis Tom CB,DIR,
BO
332,300 $5,613,304
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 29,447 $921,945
American Public Education (APEI) Boston Wallace E Jr CEO,PR,
DIR
15,000 $633,900
CKX (CKXE) Presley Lisa Marie DIR 123,651 $582,692
Oceaneering International (OII) Pappas Harris J DIR 10,000 $399,322
Waste Services (WSII) Prides Capital Partners LLC DIR 76,000 $349,600
Tiffany (TIF) Kowalski Michael Joseph CB,CEO,
DIR
14,563 $318,906
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Maxwell Charlest DIR 15,000 $289,883
Cbeyond (CBEY) Luttrell D Scott DIR 15,215 $282,238
United Rentals (URI) Fairholme Capital Management LLC BO 55,579 $230,881
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.