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
Viropharma (VPHM) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital (GP) LLC BO 440,623 $2,404,792
Verifone Holdings(PAY) Bergeron Douglas CEO,DIR 100,000 $624,098
Emeritus Corpwa(ESC) Baty Stanley L DIR,BO,
40,000 $541,713
Superconductor Technologies (SCON) Kopp Leroy C BO 148,000 $463,488
Boulder Growth & Home Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1B BO 96,967 $423,870
Livewire Mobile (LVWR) Miller Lloyd D I III BO 1,762,663 $177,324
Stereotaxis (STXS) Alafi Chris D DIR,BO 50,000 $174,231
Livewire Mobile (LVWR) Singer Karen BO 1,682,553 $168,255
Sunoco(SUN) Wulff John K DIR 5,500 $163,724
Unifi (UFI) Sams William M DIR 100,000 $146,938
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Global Cash Access (GCA) Cucinotta Robert BO 419,500 $3,057,442
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 200,000 $1,778,400
Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN) Logie Andrew R DIR 105,834 $1,547,420
Sterling Construction (STRL) Mills Christopher H B DIR 48,500 $824,500
Infogroup (IUSA) Gupta Vinod DIR,BO 145,900 $736,050
Move (MOVE) Mcnamee Roger DIR 351,265 $688,590
Morgan Stanley (MS) Wirth Paul C CT 26,572 $687,155
Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Sciammas Maurice VP,SO,
35,000 $645,168
BMC Software (BMC) Ittycheria Dev PR,VP 16,974 $568,968
Sun Microsystems (JAVA) Papadopoulos Gregory M VP,CTO 61,086 $546,720
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.