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 Wednesday 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
Sourceforge (LNUX) Marlin Sams Fund LP BO 800,000 $921,141
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Greek Investments Inc BO 83,253 $169,602
Smart Online (SOLN) Atlas Capital Sa BO 70,433 $123,258
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund LP BO 21,200 $101,086
Jamba (JMBA) White James D CEO,PR 98,000 $99,960
Sourceforge (LNUX) Kauffman Scott L CEO,PR,
50,000 $60,000
Tessco Technologies (TESS) Discovery Group I LLC BO 5,100 $55,926
Quixote (QUIX) Mcquade Lawrence C DIR 10,000 $29,220
Coleman Cable (CCIX) Mcallister Kenneth A VP 10,000 $27,500
Atricure (ATRC) Robards Karen P DIR 10,000 $25,450
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Dolan Media (DM) Semler Eric BO 750,900 $9,930,463
Wet Seal (WTSLA) Prentice Capital Management LP DIR 2,605,270 $7,948,725
Advanced Technology Acquisition (AXC) Hbk Investments L P BO 876,100 $7,059,128
Blue Nile (NILE) Vadon Mark C CB,DIR 137,166 $6,728,482
Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) Hamlin Clay W III DIR 200,000 $6,190,928
Prosperity Bancshares (PRSP) Holmes Ned S DIR 75,000 $2,109,045
Vistaprint Ltd (VPRT) Keane Robert S CB,CEO,
35,000 $1,400,000
Hunt J B Transport Services (JBHT) Hunt Johnelle D BO 30,922 $989,780
Esco Technologies (ESE) Muenster Gary E CFO,VP 23,200 $963,264
URS Corp New (URS) Jandegian Gary V PR,VP 13,680 $708,077
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.