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
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B DIR 15,000 $108,090
Kentucky Investors (KINV) Tap & Co TT 3,210 $75,114
Unit (UNT) George Kaiser Family Foundation BO 2,500 $62,891
National Beverage (FIZZ) Conlee Cecil D DIR 5,000 $51,021
Skye International (SKYI) Logan Perry D CEO,PR,
120,000 $30,000
Timberline Resources (TLR) Praetorian Capital Mgt LLC BO 100,000 $25,640
Flowers Foods (FLO) Burke Franklin L DIR 1,000 $24,164
Forest City Enterprises (FCEA) Ratner Bruce C DIR,VP 2,500 $16,500
Webmedia Brands (WEBM) Meckler Alan M CB,CEO,
14,588 $6,536
North State Bancorp (NSBC) Mitchell Burley B Jr DIR 1,000 $5,500
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Solutia (SOA) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd BO 2,031,700 $6,142,737
IHS (IHS) Holtback Roger J DIR 15,000 $635,655
Centennial Communications (CYCL) Vanderwoude J Stephen DIR 55,000 $456,330
Aerovironment (AVAV) Maccready Judy BO 17,498 $404,862
Vonage Holdings (VG) Silver Point Capital LP BO 900,000 $358,120
MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) Sandler David CEO,PR,
5,644 $211,953
Landstar System (LSTR) Elston William S DIR 5,000 $165,479
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Wedren Gerald E DIR 9,715 $143,375
Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) East Robert C DIR 4,000 $97,376
Kentucky Investors (KINV) Investors Heritage Life Insurance BO 3,210 $75,114
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.