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 Friday 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
Cabelas (CAB) Mark Reuben DIR 160,000 $2,068,900
Garmin Ltd (GRMN) Mcdonnell Thomas A DIR 20,000 $447,236
St Jude Medical (STJ) Brown John W DIR 10,000 $352,600
Quadramed (QDHC) Blue Tsv I Ltd BO 41,974 $265,153
DWS Global Commodities Stock Fund (GCS) Western Investment LLC BO 25,600 $172,927
Polyone (POL) Powell William Howard DIR 50,000 $158,940
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B DIR 18,800 $144,737
Starbucks (SBUX) Johnson Kevin R DIR 10,000 $138,000
Omnicare (OCR) Shelton James D DIR 5,000 $134,650
Community Central Bank (CCBD) Anton Gebran S Jr DIR 98,000 $132,300
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Allegiant Travel (ALGT) Par Investment Partners LP BO 6,750,000 $337,500,000
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 2,000,000 $39,693,400
Owens Corning (OC) D E Shaw Laminar Portfolios LLC DIR 2,207,313 $38,750,679
American Financial Group (AFG) Lindner Carl H III CEO,PR,
DIR
590,000 $12,076,058
Iron Mountain (IRM) Ryan Vincent J DIR 350,654 $10,359,624
Neutral Tandem (TNDM) Doll Dixon DIR 339,833 $9,643,280
LKG (LKQX) Flynn Donald F DIR 300,000 $5,192,089
Hunt J B Transport Services (JBHT) Hunt Johnelle D BO 172,410 $5,050,303
Sei Investments (SEIC) West Alfred P Jr DIR,BO 328,000 $4,957,193
American Medical Systems Holdings (AMMD) Emmitt Richard B DIR 207,847 $3,004,719
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.