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! Please note, however, that these are factual lists, not buy and sell recommendations. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction.

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Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Leap Wireless International (LEAP) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I BO 300,000 $11,310,000
Legend International (LGDI) Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative BO 501,700 $301,020
Sothebys (BID) Angelo John M DIR 25,000 $265,863
Gallagher Arthur J (AJG) English Frank E Jr DIR 10,000 $203,479
Air Transport Services (ATSG) Mesdag Willem BO 100,800 $148,589
Petro Resources (PRC) Pfeifer Steven A DIR 190,000 $94,850
Clough Global Opp Fund (GLO) Boynton Andrew C DIR 8,000 $83,680
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP BO 16,600 $80,428
Medicis Pharmaceutical (MRX) Davidson Spencer DIR 5,000 $77,500
American Defense Systems (EAG) Torykian Richard P Sr DIR 100,000 $69,000
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Convergys (CVG) Jana Partners LLC O 1,432,737 $13,089,074
Arena Resources (ARD) Mccabe Family Trust DIR 100,000 $3,574,000
Allscripts-Misys Healthcare (MDRXD) Misys Plc BO 300,104 $3,549,780
Biocryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital BO 516,932 $2,182,226
Interline Brandsde (IBI) Santoro Charles W DIR 140,000 $1,947,900
Global Cash Access (GCA) Cucinotta Robert BO 241,700 $1,672,201
Global Cash Access (GCA) Maskatiya Karim Abdul BO 189,000 $1,294,650
Balchem (BCPC) Rossi Dino A CEO,PR 50,039 $1,201,671
Virgin Media (VMED) Huff William R DIR 146,102 $1,185,358
Infogroup (IUSA) Gupta Vinod DIR,BO 184,700 $1,030,330
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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