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 Thursday 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
QLT (QLTI) NB Public Equity Ks BO 659,389 $1,165,318
RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) Johnson Thomas S DIR 15,000 $109,598
National Coal (NCOC) Geologic Resource Partners LLC BO 61,666 $80,166
Fibernet Telecom Group (FTGX) WC Capital Management LLC BO 5,500 $60,747
Cell Genesys (CEGE) Kopp Leroy C BO 200,000 $58,400
Meruelo Maddux Properties (MMPI) Maddux John Charles PR,DIR,
COO
502,679 $50,268
Rae Systems (RAE) Kopp Leroy C BO 100,000 $49,900
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Blackrock Kelso Capital Advisors LLC FO 8,439 $36,505
Network Equipment Tech (NWK) Kopp Leroy C BO 10,000 $34,700
Royce Micro-cap Trust Md (RMT) Fockler Jack E Jr VP,VP,FO 6,845 $34,083
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Robert I CEO,DIR,BO 192,956 $3,591,567
Bebe Stores (BEBE) Mashouf Neda BO 254,371 $1,775,249
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 15,632 $501,742
Accenture Ltd (ACN) Hightower Dennis F DIR 5,840 $162,188
Crescent Financial (CRFN) Betts Walter Keith VP 40,000 $147,024
United Rentals (URI) Fairholme Capital Mgt LLC BO 28,852 $130,025
CKX (CKXE) Presley Lisa Marie DIR 23,832 $112,511
Alico (ALCO) Gmt Capital Corp X,BO 4,159 $102,696
Geokinetics (GOK) Andreeff Dane BO 29,985 $98,898
C H Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) Walker Mark A VP 2,000 $85,968
Level 3 Communications (LVLT) Stortz Thomas C VP 89,840 $82,662
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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