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
Cypress Sharpridge Investments (CYS) Grant Kevin E
CB,CEO,PR
50,100
$551,200
Grubb & Ellis (GBE) Kojaian C Michael
DIR,BO
400,000
$362,128
Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Kojaian C Michael
DIR
46,300
$87,713
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP
BO
15,658
$76,392
Medquist (MEDQ) O Brien Colin
DIR
15,998
$74,387
Blackrock Defined Opp Credit Tr (BHL) Keenan James
O
7,000
$74,200
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B
DIR
8,000
$66,463
DCP Midstream LP (DPM) Minas Angela A
CFO,VP
2,500
$53,500
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Kent Howard
DIR
5,139
$42,103
Trico Marine Services (TRMA) Staehr Per Flemming
DIR
10,000
$38,600
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Heckmann (HEK) Kitt Barry M
BO
1,172,688
$5,217,015
Marriott International Md (MAR) Harrison Deborah Marriott
BO
125,000
$2,991,250
Daystar Technologies (DSTI) LC Capital Master Fund Ltd
BO
1,771,520
$1,884,255
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Eastbourne Capital Mgt LLC
BO
273,403
$1,388,023
IPCS (IPCS) Silver Point Capital LP
BO
66,901
$1,268,066
Associated Banc (ASBC) Seramur John C
DIR
80,000
$1,118,248
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Black Bear Offshore Master Fd LP
BO
187,785
$953,302
XTO Energy (XTO) Petrus Timothy L
VP
20,000
$880,522
China Information Security (CPBY) Kitt Barry M
BO
272,975
$827,485
Franklin Resources (BEN) Johnson Gregory E
CEO,PR,DIR
10,000
$752,438
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

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