NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- 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 Wednesday 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.

Pimco Inc Opportunity Fund (PKO) Ivascyn Daniel J O 12,534 $259,070
HCC Insurance Holdingsde
Rosholt Robert A DIR 9,400 $247,183
Gestal Kenneth L DIR 10,000 $54,200
Companies (COO)
Weiss Robert S CEO,PR,DIR 1,000 $27,550
Tix (TIXC) Ashraf Iqbal BO 7,500 $25,375
Adcare Health Systems (ADK) Brogdon Christopher F BO 10,000 $24,749
Bank Of South Carolina (BKSC) Stevenson Thomas C III DIR 1,000 $13,337
1st Source (SRCE) Johnson William P DIR 750 $11,613
Instruments (KEI)
Keithley Joseph P CB,CEO,
2,000 $8,560
Sothern Comm
Fincl (SCMF)
Chrysson James G DIR 3,000 $8,250
J Crew Group (JCG) Drexler Millard S CEO,DIR,BO 500,000 $16,937,639
Microsoft (MSFT) Mundie Craig J O 70,000 $1,713,621
HCC Insurance Holdingsde (HCC) Ellis Edward H Jr DIR,VP 30,000 $791,166
Pinnacle Airlines (PNCL) Pabrai Mohnish BO 113,248 $777,942
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) Schimmel Paul DIR 29,400 $647,482
BPW Acquisition (BPW) Integrated Core Strategies (us) LLC BO 50,000 $487,000
Patterson Companies (PDCO) Wiltz James W CEO,PR,DIR 16,700 $456,199
Morningstar (MORN) Mansueto Joseph D CB,CEO,DIR 8,000 $344,607
Rackspace Hosting (RAX) Weston Graham M CB,DIR,BO 25,000 $341,648
J Crew Group (JCG) Grand-jean Steven D DIR 10,000 $329,725

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