Valueact Buys $31.5M Worth of Valeant

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 Monday 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
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Valueact Holdings LP BO 1,637,514 $31,522,287
Genomic Health (GHDX) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital LLC DIR,BO 137,466 $2,686,788
Viropharma (VPHM) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital LLC BO 446,857 $2,596,730
Walter Investment Mgt (WAC) Tokarz Michael T DIR 68,700 $736,117
Biospecifics Technologies (BSTC) Ra Capital Management LLC BO 15,759 $306,538
Superconductor Technologies (SCON) Kopp Leroy C BO 79,000 $260,979
Heritage Bankshares (HBKS) Kaufman David L DIR 20,000 $200,000
Lifetime Brands (LCUT) Siegel Jeffrey CB,CEO,
PR,DIR,
BO
50,000 $131,000
Inergy LP (NRGY) Sherman John J CEO,PR,
DIR
5,000 $112,500
Rae Systems (RAE) Kopp Leroy C BO 57,500 $67,250
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 1,000,000 $19,548,200
Hunt J B Transport Services (JBHT) Garrison Earl Wayne CB,DIR 365,454 $10,429,929
XTO Energy (XTO) Simpson Bob R CB,DIR 196,311 $8,730,696
XTO Energy (XTO) Simpson Gary D VP,FO,
IR
50,000 $2,186,500
Fastenal (FAST) Kierlin Robert A DIR 50,000 $1,825,950
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 200,000 $1,807,900
XTO Energy (XTO) Vennerberg Vaughn O II PR,DIR 25,000 $1,078,600
Infogroup (IUSA) Gupta Vinod DIR,BO 194,176 $1,010,589
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Salerno Frederic V DIR 10,283 $1,002,951
Gamco Investors (GBL) Alpert Bruce N VP 17,500 $902,522
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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