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.

Carefusion (CFN) Schlotterbeck David L CEO,DIR 26,300 $512,324
Cushing MLP Tot Ret Fd (SRV) Swank Jerry V CEO,PR,DIR 50,000 $301,000
Zygo (ZIGO) Mak Capital One LLC BO 36,359 $252,172
Protection One (PONE) Nevin Darius G CFO,VP 53,000 $197,744
Sun Bancorp Nj (SNBC) Brown Sidney R VCB,DIR,TR,
15,125 $82,119
Harvard Bioscience (HBIO) Lewis Earl R DIR 20,000 $74,517
Acco Brands (ABD) Jenkins Robert H DIR 10,000 $64,464
Carefusion (CFN) Schlotterbeck David L CEO,DIR 2,300 $44,850
Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Reed John T DIR 4,000 $36,758
Empire Resorts (NYNY) Ehrlich Clifford PR 5,000 $15,000
Carnival Plc (CUK) Artsfare 2006 Trust No 2 BO 171,428 $5,606,124
LHC Group (LHCG) Myers Keith G CEO,PR,DIR,
159,041 $4,792,659
Carnival (CCL) Nickel Continued Irrevocable Trust BO 84,982 $2,779,009
NxStage Medical (NXTM) Flynn James E BO 226,638 $1,549,744
Bway Holding (BWY) Valueact Smallcap Mgt LP BO 60,000 $1,104,600
Raymond James Financial (RJF) Riess Richard K VP 46,184 $1,057,655
Coldwater Creek (CWTR) Pence Dennis C CB,CEO,PR,
150,000 $1,031,190
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Hirani Sunil G CEO 10,000 $869,700
Pinnacle West Capital (PNW) Post William J DIR 22,192 $723,681
Wells Fargo (WFC) Oman Mark C VP 25,000 $716,574
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