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 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
Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) Institutional Venture Partners XI LP BO 139,025 $1,758,666
Semgroup Energy LP (SGLP) MSD Capital L P BO 212,300 $834,275
Tollgrade Communications (TLGD) Ramius LLC BO 75,602 $395,290
Network Equipment Technologies (NWK) Kopp Leroy C BO 65,000 $269,575
Trimas (TRS) Heartland Industrial Assoc LLC BO 34,600 $67,844
Pacific Financial (PFLC.OB) Rognlin Randy W DIR 10,000 $55,000
Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI) Siemer Arnold B BO 63,646 $50,642
REA Systems (RAE) Kopp Leroy C BO 82,000 $42,780
Petroleum & Resources (PEO) Smith Craig R DIR 2,000 $38,220
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP BO 9,900 $30,249
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Aeropostale (ARO) Geiger Julian CB,CEO,
DIR
162,997 $4,859,234
Bebe Stores (BEBE) Mashouf Neda BO 238,896 $1,821,869
Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) Institutional Venture Partners Xi LP BO 139,025 $1,758,666
Landec Corp (LNDC) Tompkins Nicholas DIR,VP 260,000 $1,507,628
First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA) Holding Lewis R BO 10,418 $1,418,564
Aeropostale (ARO) Johnson Thomas P DIR,VP,
COO
37,492 $1,109,933
Knology (KNOL) Farallon Capital Management LLC BO,BO 357,842 $1,807,102
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Children LLC BO 33,868 $1,099,625
Shutterfly (SFLY) Clark James H BO 68,647 $726,079
Aeropostale (ARO) Cunningham Michael CFO,VP 19,586 $582,858
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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