Wynnefield Sells $11.4M Worth of Cornell Companies

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.

Hallmark Financial Services (HALL) Detroit Stoker Co CB 150,000 $1,153,500
Rofin Sinar Technologies (RSTI) Wirth Peter DIR 34,700 $567,519
Dean Foods (DF) Engles Gregg L CB,DIR 30,000 $481,380
OpenTV (OPTV) Kudelski Andre DIR,BO 252,532 $391,425
NBT Bancorp (NBTB) Murphy Michael M DIR 12,000 $247,800
Nuveen Quality Pref Inc Fund (JTP) Lieb Mark O 38,500 $246,040
Phoenix Technologies (PTEC) Ramius LLC BO 55,836 $152,071
Ruralmetro Corp (RURL) Brucker Jack E CEO,PR,
DIR
25,000 $140,830
Nuveen Perf Plus Muni Fund (NPP) Bank Of America Corp BO 9,000 $122,048
WSFS Financial (WSFS) Cheleden Charles G DIR 4,100 $119,269
Wal Mart Stores (WMT) Scott H Lee Jr CB,DIR 244,414 $13,029,710
Cornell Companies (CRN) Wynnefield Partners Sm Cap Value LP BO 520,000 $11,440,000
Lumber Liquidators (LL) Sullivan Thomas D CB,DIR,
BO
168,346 $4,253,026
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation BO 710 $2,438,177
Amazon Com (AMZN) Wilke Jeffrey A VP 16,814 $2,240,269
Amazon Com (AMZN) Jassy Andrew R VP 14,561 $1,918,374
Amazon Com (AMZN) Kessel Steven VP 13,091 $1,724,237
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nicholas Peter M DIR 205,482 $1,702,652
Amazon Com (AMZN) Wilson L Michelle VP 12,516 $1,667,547
Steiner Leisure Ltd (STNR) Warshaw Clive E CB,DIR 38,000 $1,581,622

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.

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