Director David Abrams Sells $19.7M Worth of Crown Castle

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.

Avigen (AVGN) Burlingame Asset Management LLC BO 1,461,729 $1,967,028
White Electronic Designs (WEDC) Desert Equity LP BO 401,041 $1,751,310
Delek Us Holdings (DK) Delek Petroleum Ltd BO 122,971 $723,829
Lime Energy (LIME) Kiphart Richard P DIR,BO 106,308 $414,442
Penseco Financial Services (PFNS) Keisling James G DIR 11,288 $352,680
CACI International (CACI) England Gordon R DIR 5,000 $235,575
Apollo Commercial RE Finance (ARI) Abbey Douglas D DIR 10,000 $178,600
Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Tannenbaum Leonard M CEO,PR,
DIR
10,000 $102,500
Hyperdynamics (HDY) Owen David DIR 92,604 $91,155
Taylor Capital Group (TAYC) Conte Randall CFO,COO 10,000 $78,172
Carefusion (CFN) Cardinal Health Inc BO 4,170,535 $101,750,399
Crown Castle Intl (CCI) Abrams David C DIR 537,369 $19,728,321
China Automotive Sys (CAAS) Qizhou Wu CEO,DIR 236,375 $4,838,926
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (SNSS) Alta Biopharma Partners III LP BO 2,232,464 $4,485,914
Guess (GES) Marciano Maurice CB,DIR,
BO
100,000 $4,421,500
Global Defense Tech (GTEC) Perl Andrew Damian DIR,BO 236,726 $3,077,438
Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) Karabelas Argeris N DIR 228,924 $2,539,332
Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) Phoebe Snow Foundation O 28,600 $2,488,347
Marriott International (MAR) Marriott J W Jr CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
80,000 $2,160,000
Sothebys (BID) Ruprecht William F CEO,PR,
DIR
96,667 $2,114,068

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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