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
Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) Enright Patrick G DIR 1,895,734 $6,881,514
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals (SOMX) Wheeler Kurt DIR,BO 1,276,593 $1,340,423
Flagstar Bancorp (FBC) Colleman James David DIR 200,000 $124,000
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Glenn R VCB,DIR 14,426 $93,088
Carriage Services (CSV) Foster Vincent D DIR 11,214 $37,791
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md Et Al CB,CEO,DIR,BO 20,000 $32,749
One Liberty Properties (OLP) Gould Fredric H CB,DIR 5,355 $30,272
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund LP BO 6,000 $25,282
Petro Resources (PRC) Mcclaugherty Joe L DIR 20,000 $11,400
Methode Electronics (MEI) Duda Donald W CEO,DIR 2,299 $10,713
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Tr BO 1,000 $2,793,733
O Reilly Automotive (ORLY) Oreilly Lawrence P DIR 50,000 $2,000,000
Synnex (SNX) Miau Matthew DIR 73,400 $1,990,154
Maxygen (MAXY) Conus Partners Inc BO 262,500 $1,876,875
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Eastbourne Capital Mgt LLC BO 368,000 $1,686,436
Dyncorp International (DCP) Mckeon Robert B DIR,BO 60,000 $1,042,800
Georgia Gulf Corp De (GGC) SCSF Equities LLC BO 3,360,000 $907,500
Successfactors (SFSF) Dunn Eric DIR 68,202 $581,760
Intercontinentalexchange (ICE) Vice Charles A PR,COO 6,000 $521,940
Hallmark Financial Services (HALL) Graves James H DIR 66,895 $493,338
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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