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!

Insider Insights

Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction, however. For more value-added tables on a weekly basis, and fundamentally researched investment ideas inspired by insiders, subscribe to TheStreet.com's InsiderInsights newsletter. Whether you're a growth, value, income, momentum, or microcap investor, insider data can help you find great investment ideas.

Also check out Stockpickr's weekly "Top Stocks With Insider Buying, Buybacks."
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Prospect Capital (PSEC) Barry John F CEO,DIR 50,000 $400,735
Quadramed (QDHC) Blue Tsv I Ltd BO 34,000 $234,862
Medpro Safety Products (MPSP) Vision Capital Advisors LLC BO 41,100 $225,893
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Casto Don M III DIR 50,000 $172,220
Summer Infant (SUMR) Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value LP BO 100,000 $150,000
Semgroup Energy LP (SGLP) Msd Capital L P BO 30,851 $141,258
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Endres Michael J DIR 25,000 $86,750
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Lhota William J DIR 20,000 $66,200
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Mastroiannni Gerard P DIR 10,000 $38,500
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Porteous David L DIR 10,000 $38,003
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Solutia (SOA) Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I Ltd BO 3,705,500 $10,357,335
Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Payne David L CB,CEO,
PR,DIR
195,000 $9,887,345
Shutterfly (SFLY) Clark James H BO 136,227 $1,476,362
Ross Stores (ROST) Call John G CFO,VP 24,602 $990,016
Yum Brands (YUM) Knopf Ted VP,CT,
FO
24,371 $841,043
Red Hat (RHT) Szulik Matthew DIR 32,200 $601,496
Aerovironment (AVAV) Maccready Judy BO 20,000 $457,000
First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA) Holding Lewis R BO 3,168 $419,548
Amcon Distributing (DIT) Evans Kathleen M PR,DIR 4,500 $157,500
Linear Technology (LLTC) Dobkin Robert C VP,CTO 5,000 $115,000
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.

If you liked this article you might like

Winners and Losers of the Fed's 2017 Bank Stress Tests

Here's How to Play New Fed Stress Tests on the 34 Biggest U.S. Banks

Mid-Cap Bank M&A Could Surge as GOP Looks to Overhaul Financial Regulations

Here's Why Mid-Sized Bank Stocks Could Get a Boost

Insiders Load Up on AIG, Anadarko and More