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
Paychex (PAYX) Turek Walter X,VP 153,275 $3,922,307
Boulder Growth & Inc Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 21,000 $96,410
Canyon Copper (CNYC) Bordian Kurt CFO,TR 962,500 $38,500
Winmark (WINA) Morgan John L CB,CEO,
2,000 $37,100
Canyon Copper (CNYC) Harvey Anthony R CB,CEO,
575,000 $23,000
First Merchants (FRME) Walker Terry L DIR 2,000 $16,965
Barnwell Industries (BRN) Kinzler Alexander C PR,DIR,
4,000 $15,858
Adcare Health Systems (ADK) Brogdon Connie B BO 6,000 $13,500
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md Et Al CB,CEO,
7,000 $12,180
Canyon Copper (CNYC) Yates James Ernest DIR 300,000 $12,000
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Pantheon China Acquisition (PCQC) Victory Park Capital Advisors LLC BO 2,273,700 $13,619,463
Copart (CPRT) Smith Thomas W DIR 255,115 $8,893,337
Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Smith Robert H DIR,BO 19,885 $910,603
Winn Dixie Stores (WINN) Lynch Peter L CEO,PR,
48,000 $612,000
Biodelivery Sciences (BDSI) CDC IV LLC BO 82,640 $555,678
Geokinetics (GOK) Andreeff Dane BO 30,000 $408,057
Orsus Xelent (ORS) Wang Xin BO 303,100 $238,075
Cherokee (CHKE) Riopelle Russell J CFO 11,344 $224,883
SRI Surgical Express (STRC) Peterson Wayne R DIR 150,000 $210,000
Smucker J M (SJM) Oakland Steven PR 3,200 $155,520
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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