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.
Boulder Growth & Inc Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 107,506 $627,241
Associated Banc (ASBC) Lommen Richard T DIR 40,000 $446,000
Silicon Storage Technology (SSTI) Dialectic Capital Management LLC O 159,500 $434,245
Oragenics (ORNI) Koski Family LP BO 1,000,000 $250,000
MVC Capital (MVC) Tokarz Michael T CB,DIR 20,000 $244,600
Associated Banc (ASBC) Meng John C DIR 20,000 $223,000
Schulman A (SHLM) Gingo Joseph M CEO,DIR 10,000 $221,300
Associated Banc (ASBC) Seramur John C DIR 10,000 $111,500
Best Buy (BBY) Mikan George Lawrence III DIR 2,000 $78,400
Associated Banc (ASBC) Flynn Philip B CEO,PR,
DIR
5,000 $55,750
NBTY (NTY) Rudolph Arthur DIR 151,970 $6,852,208
Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) Schnitzer Dori BO 125,000 $6,538,376
NBTY (NTY) Kamil Harvey CFO,PR 123,068 $5,563,931
Intrepid Potash (IPI) Jornayvaz Robert P III CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
150,000 $4,976,436
Intrepid Potash (IPI) Harvey Hugh E Jr DIR,CTO,
BO
150,000 $4,975,890
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Ells Steve CB,CEO,
DIR
50,000 $4,750,000
China Automotive Sys (CAAS) Wang Shaobo VP 150,000 $3,845,496
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation Trust BO 1,060 $3,521,274
Cummins (CMI) Solso Theodore M CEO,DIR 50,000 $2,751,436
Intercontinental
Exchange (ICE)
Goone David S VP 18,600 $1,991,076
Chordiant Software (CHRD) Wadhwani Romesh BO 500,000 $1,900,000

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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