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 Friday 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.
Schnitzer Steel (SCHN) Furman William A DIR 50,000 $2,135,225
Lions Gate Ent (LGF) Icahn Carl C BO 291,799 $1,449,657
Cenveo (CVO) Burton Robert G Sr CB,CEO,
DIR
72,500 $496,190
Broadpoint Gleacher Securities (BPSG) Rohde Bruce DIR 100,000 $417,648
Endeavour International (END) Transier William L CB,CEO,
PR,DIR
450,000 $405,000
Endeavour International (END) Seitz John N DIR 444,444 $400,000
Lodgenet Interactive (LNET) Black Horse Capital Mgt BO 66,563 $334,955
Verizon Communications (VZ) Killian John F CFO,VP 7,500 $217,075
City Holding (CHCO) Elliot John R DIR 6,999 $212,434
Boulder Growth Inc Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 35,342 $205,936
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 3,000,000 $85,652,100
Penske Automotive (PAG) Penske Roger S CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
814,550 $11,810,975
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 32,820 $2,386,734
Gilead Sciences (GILD) Davignon Etienne DIR 45,000 $2,148,390
Sybase (SY) Chen John S CB,CEO,
PR
4,001,704 $1,800,937
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 65,850 $1,522,136
Landstar System (LSTR) Murphy Diana M DIR 33,210 $1,199,461
Mastercard (MA) Voquer Stephanie HR 3,664 $918,908
Osi Systems (OSIS) Mehra Ajay DIR,VP 30,000 $782,700
Energizer Holdings (ENR) Conrad Peter J VP,HR 11,171 $646,983

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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