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 Tuesday 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.

Counterpath (CPAH) Covington Venture Fund Inc BO 1,666,667 $1,000,000
Hyatt Hotels (H) Hoplamazian Mark Samuel CEO,PR,
40,000 $1,137,281
Geeknet (LNUX) Marlin Sams Fund L P BO 400,000 $473,229
White Electronic Designs (WEDC) Desert Equity LP BO 81,800 $347,556
Adaptec (ADPT) Steel Partners II LP BO 76,776 $249,522
Phoenix Technologies (PTEC) Ramius LLC BO 83,182 $218,739
Aqua America (WTR) Debenedictis Nicholas CB,PR,
10,000 $161,000
Thomas Weisel Partners (TWPG) Conacher Lionel F PR,COO 17,000 $82,586
Dover Motorsports (DVD) Tippie Henry B DIR,BO 46,600 $81,051
Unisource Energy (UNS) Bonavia Paul J CB,CEO,
2,500 $74,351
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 2,000,000 $56,948,600
STR Holdings (STRI) Credit Suisse BO 5,390,598 $53,905,980
TexasRoadhouse (TXRH) Taylor Wayne Kent CB,DIR,BO 1,168,531 $12,625,170
DIRECTV Group (DTV) Carey Chase DIR 330,000 $9,497,703
Kellogg Co (K) Kellogg W K Foundation Trust BO 129,300 $6,804,981
STR Holdings (STRI) Jilot Dennis L CB,CEO,
487,001 $4,870,010
Carnival Corp (CCL) Arison Micky Meir CB,CEO,
115,018 $3,570,625
Advanced Energy Iindustries (AEIS) Schatz Douglas S Schatz Jill E Family Trust BO 300,000 $3,532,146
Ansys (ANSS) Smith PeterJ CB,DIR 65,000 $2,702,466
Taleo Corp (TLEO) Tierny Michael P DIR 100,000 $2,319,700

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.
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.