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! 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
Helix Energy Solutions (HLX) Kratz Owen E CEO,PR,
101,250 $1,001,212
Global LP (GLP) Global Gp LLC DIR,PT 20,646 $382,055
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Konstantinu Maria BO 142,550 $270,400
Tessco Technologies (TESS) Discovery Group I LLC BO 9,500 $101,529
Sterling Construction (STRL) Allen James H Jr CFO,VP 5,000 $66,250
Blackrock Defined Opp Credit Tr (BHL) Keenan James O 4,500 $46,288
School Specialty (SCHS) Emma Edward C DIR 1,000 $19,566
Response Genetics (RGDX) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David M BO 15,100 $18,033
International Monetary Sys (INLM) Van Dyn Hoven Gerald George DIR 95,600 $14,614
XCEL Energy (XEL) Westerlund David A DIR 560 $10,007
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
GMX Resources (GMXR) Seldin Peter K BO 300,000 $3,397,798
Arcsight (ARST) Ramsey Craig DIR 197,000 $3,351,450
Aarons (AAN) Loudermilk R Charles Sr CB,DIR,
63,211 $1,947,419
Blue Coat Systems (BCSI) Nesmith Brian M CEO,PR,
65,200 $1,037,345
Omnivision Technologies (OVTI) He Xinping DIR,COO 18,179 $201,787
Sterling Construction (STRL) Manning Patrick T CEO,DIR 7,500 $97,425
Map Pharmaceuticals (MAPP) Firstmark Capital LLC O 5,508 $61,534
Force Protection (FRPT) Thompson Roger Gray Jr DIR 3,500 $28,420
Semtech (SMTC) Chukwu Emeka CFO,VP 1,500 $23,683
Archsight (ARST) Von Simson Ernest DIR 1,286 $21,701
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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