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.
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Kovner Bruce DIR,BO 550,000 $2,475,000
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Gollust Keith R DIR 100,000 $450,000
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Wilson Robert N DIR 100,000 $450,000
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Bahcall Safi R CEO,PR,
22,222 $99,999
Winmark (WINA) Morgan John L CB,CEO,
4,000 $89,160
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (PPHM) Swartz Eric S DIR 20,000 $62,383
Callon Petroleum (CPE) Wilson Richard O DIR 20,000 $38,400
Pioneer Diversified High Inc Tr (HNW) Temple Michael O 2,000 $36,434
Steak Shake (SNS) Cooley Philip L DIR 120 $35,477
Dover Motorsports (DVD) Cibelli Mario BO 15,000 $34,050
Google (GOOG) Shriram Kavitark Ram DIR 16,883 $10,129,800
Bed Bath Beyond (BBBY) Eisenberg Warren CB,DIR 196,000 $8,161,175
Bed Bath Beyond (BBBY) Feinstein Leonard CB,DIR 117,200 $4,880,050
Guess (GES) Marciano Maurice CB,DIR,
99,256 $4,449,646
American Safety Insurance (ASI) Argo Group International Holdings BO 254,601 $3,617,541
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) Sullivan Thomas D CB,DIR,
100,000 $2,663,259
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 560 $1,864,161
Accenture Plc (ACN) Rohleder Stephen J CEO 25,616 $1,101,488
Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) Philip Robert W BO 20,000 $1,100,773
Atheros Communications (ATHR) Meng Teresa H DIR 30,000 $1,060,542

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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