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
Title(s)
Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Best Buy (BBY) James Ronald DIR 1,900 $77,398
Fibernet Telecom Group (FTGX) Wc Capital Management LLC BO 6,000 $67,792
Royce Micro-cap Trust (RMT) Fockler Jack E Jr VP,VP,
FO
10,655 $55,439
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund LP BO 14,000 $41,029
Cell Genesys (CEGE) Kopp Leroy C BO 100,000 $35,600
Supertel Hospitality (SPPR) Walters Kelly A CEO,PR 34,945 $33,953
Transgenomic (TBIO) Kopp Leroy C BO 60,000 $30,300
Integramed America (INMD) Blue Tsv I Ltd BO 4,873 $29,268
Craft Brewers Alliance (HOOK) Kelly Kevin R DIR 23,100 $27,720
Stonemor LP (STON) Talbott Fenton R DIR 2,000 $25,256
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA) Holding Lewis R BO 15,071 $1,926,062
Carmax (KMX) Stewart Beth DIR 74,661 $859,027
Shutterfly (SFLY) Clark James H BO 58,700 $579,877
GSI Commerce (GSIC) Rubin Michael CEO,PR,
DIR
38,595 $502,391
Semtech (SMTC) Wilson John Michael VP 20,000 $277,548
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 4,500 $141,137
Accelrys (ACCL) Mak Capital One LLC BO 32,364 $133,056
Bovie Medical (BVX) Saron J Robert DIR,SO 15,700 $99,560
GSI Commerce (GSIC) Mintzer Damon VP,SO 7,135 $93,032
Apache (APA) Christmann John J VP 1,063 $67,152
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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