Valueact Buys $3.5M Worth Valeant Pharma

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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Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Valueact Holdings LP BO 150,000 $3,545,500
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Greek Investments Inc BO 280,725 $600,894
DWS Global Commodities Stock Fund (GCS) Benchmark Plus Management LLC BO 50,800 $350,419
Semgroup Energy LP (SGLP) MSD Capital L P BO 50,400 $289,800
Valuevision Media (VVTV) Stewart Keith R CEO,PR,DIR 95,600 $174,948
Valuevision Media (VVTV) Ronning Randy DIR 77,000 $140,140
Greenbrier Companies (GBX) Furman William A CEO,PR,DIR 21,680 $185,658
FNDS3000 (FDTC) Hancock John Michael CEO,DIR 262,857 $46,000
Boulder Growth & Inc Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 5,000 $23,400
Taylor Calvin B Bankshares (TYCB) Cathell Charlotte K DIR 150 $5,288
Stone Tan China Acquisition (STTA) HBK Investments L P BO 800,000 $6,280,000
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust BO 1,360 $4,000,137
Aerovironment (AVAV) Conver Timothy E CB,CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
14,000 $439,600
Photronics (PLAB) Macricostas Constantine S CEO,PR,DIR 80,800 $417,647
Chordiant Software (CHRD) Wadhwani Romesh BO 54,742 $218,968
Successfactors (SFSF) Dalgaard Lars CEO,PR,DIR 21,600 $213,252
Bronco Drilling (BRNC) Wexford Capital LP BO 46,967 $189,381
Dynex Capital (DX) Buck Jay X 21,547 $177,398
Unica (UNCA) Lee Yuchun CB,CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
22,954 $139,227
Apollo Group (APOL) Sperling Peter V VCB,DIR 2,000 $134,190

Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, Moreland appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.

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