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 Friday 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
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Valueact Holdings LP BO 51,600 $1,274,344
Zygo (ZIGO) Mak Capital One LLC BO 112,095 $569,741
GHL Acquisition (GHQ) Bok Scott L CEO,DIR 40,000 $392,334
Dusa Pharmaceuticals (DUSA) Flynn James E BO,BO 423,000 $380,700
Medidata Solutions (MDSO) Dalziel Bruce D CFO,VP 12,000 $168,000
Zion Oil & Gas (ZN) Taylor Julian D DIR 20,000 $100,000
Medidata Solutions (MDSO) Taylor Robert DIR 5,000 $70,000
Kroger (KR) Runde James A DIR 3,000 $66,720
Livewire Mobile (LVWR) Singer Karen BO 427,500 $51,300
Livewire Mobile (LVWR) Miller Lloyd I III BO 377,500 $45,300
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Universal Travel Group (UTA) Pope Investments II LLC BO 232,642 $2,591,190
SEI Investments (SEIC) West Alfred P Jr DIR,BO 90,000 $1,579,197
Factset Research (FDS) Dichristina Michael F PR,DIR,
25,000 $1,242,750
Americas Carmart (CRMT) Falgout Tilman J III CB,DIR 45,000 $926,550
Sun Hydraulics (SNHY) Koski Christine L DIR,BO 30,000 $497,339
Biodelivery Sciences (BDSI) Elliott Associates LP BO 51,524 $334,921
Cantel Medical (CMN) Anaya Steven C VP,CT 9,950 $167,653
Federated Investors (FII) Maloney Eugene F VP 4,537 $106,153
Americas Carmart (CRMT) Hight Eddie L COO 4,000 $83,383
Paid (PAYD) Rotman Gregory CEO,PR,
250,000 $80,250
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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