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 Thursday 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
Air Transport Services (ATSG) Mesdag Willem BO 804,914 $1,047,318
First American (FAF) Christenson Glenn C DIR 15,000 $338,250
Hewlett Packard (HPQ) Ryan Robert L DIR 7,500 $259,797
DWS Global Commodities Stock Fund (GCS) Western Investment LLC BO 30,043 $214,089
Interpublic Group Of Companies (IPG) Greeniaus H John DIR 20,000 $100,000
Onebeacon Insurance (OB) Malis Ira H DIR 5,000 $51,500
Markwest Energy LP (MWE) Bailey Keith E DIR 3,000 $49,782
RAE Systems (RAE) Kopp Leroy C BO 30,100 $46,053
Superconductor Tech (SCON) Kopp Leroy C BO 11,000 $41,250
First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA) Holding Frank B VCB,DIR,
BO
279 $37,081
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Wal Mart Stores (WMT) Scott H Lee Jr CB,DIR 100,000 $5,040,540
Stec (STEC) Moshayedi Masoud BO 268,600 $4,579,467
Oncogenex Pharmaceuticals (OGXI) Hig Oncogenex Inc BO 88,400 $1,892,290
Lumber Liquidators (LL) Sullivan Thomas D CB,DIR,
BO
113,460 $1,710,205
Global Cash Access (GCA) Cucinotta Robert BO 200,000 $1,389,400
Raven Industries (RAVN) Moquist Ronald M CEO,PR,
DIR
45,943 $1,335,213
Lumber Liquidators (LL) Ta Associates Inc DIR 83,600 $1,253,199
Cerner Corp (CERN) Illig Clifford W VCB,DIR 20,000 $1,175,400
Infogroup (IUSA) Gupta Vinod DIR,BO 167,200 $930,099
Sourcefire (FIRE) Guleri Tim DIR 66,203 $788,478
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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