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 yesterday 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
BPZ Resources (BPZ) International Finance Corp BO 1,430,700 $4,363,635
Gaiam (GAIA) Argyropoulos James P DIR 100,000 $343,000
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund LP BO 18,300 $53,775
Conseco (CNO) Menzel Susan L VP,HR 14,300 $15,158
Pizza Inn Mo (PZZI) Hammett William C Jr DIR 10,000 $11,500
Bancorp Of New Jersey (BKJ) Mauro Josephine DIR 1,000 $9,900
Advanced Environmental Recycling (AERT) Lau Peter DIR 10,000 $6,171
Poniard Pharmaceuticals (PARD) Weaver Gregory L CFO 2,000 $4,143
Massmutual Corporate Investors (MCI) Hart Martin T TT 200 $3,450
Central Pacific Financial (CPF) Fry Earl E DIR 450 $2,651
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Robert I CEO,DIR,
807,044 $15,590,315
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Eastbourne Capital Management LLC BO 900,000 $3,732,740
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Black Bear Offshore Master Fund LP BO 621,860 $2,577,886
Newstar Financial (NEWS) Oz Management LP BO 320,438 $858,262
Stemcells (STEM) Weissman Irving DIR 150,000 $257,820
Silicon Graphics (SGIC) Whippoorwill Associates BO 1,185,082 $170,533
Dynex Capital (DX) Buck Jay O 15,700 $113,829
Bovie Medical (BVX) Saron J Robert DIR,SO 16,800 $108,548
Stemcells (STEM) Young Rodney Kb CFO 47,092 $80,355
CKE Restaurants (CKR) Goldfarb Matthew DIR 7,500 $70,874
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.