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.
CVS Caremark (CVS) Lofberg Per Gh PR 147,000 $5,012,582
Penn Virginia
(PVA)
Clarke John U DIR 25,000 $664,000
Fpl Group (FPL) Brown Hyatt J DIR 10,000 $456,960
Boulder Growthome Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 43,347 $260,245
Javelin Pharmaceuticals (JAV) Flanzraich Neil DIR 111,000 $157,620
Ruddick (RDK) Warden William C Jr DIR 5,000 $141,527
Ebay (EBAY) Andreessen Marc L DIR 5,400 $122,752
Fusion Tele- communications (FSNN) Rosen Marvin S DIR 1,000,000 $120,000
Aldila (ALDA) Miller Lloyd I III BO 27,400 $109,600
Denali Fund (DNY) Lola Brown Trust 1b BO 6,710 $97,905
CB Richard Ellis Group (CBG) Blum Capital Partners LP BO 9,997,428 $128,663,835
Becton Dickinson (BDX) Becton Henry P Jr DIR 47,320 $3,648,845
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 46,000 $3,510,646
Cree (CREE) Palmour John W DIR 50,000 $3,229,636
Haemonetics (HAE) Best Lawrence C DIR 50,000 $2,670,850
Veeco Instruments (VECO) Peeler John R CEO,DIR 60,000 $2,243,387
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 40,000 $2,122,808
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Mccanne Steven DIR,CTO 75,000 $1,985,378
Biospecifics Technologies (BSTC) RA Capital Management LLC BO 50,000 $1,452,500
Cree (CREE) Von Arx Dolph W DIR 14,326 $907,058

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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