By Jonathan Moreland, founder of and author of Profit From Legal Insider Trading.

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.
Nustar Energy LP (NS) Greehey William E DIR 40,100 $2,326,582
Nustar Gp Holdings Llc (NSH) Greehey William E DIR,BO 33,472 $949,307
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Sanders Wayne R DIR 30,000 $948,290
Atwood Oceanics (ATW) Saltiel Robert J CEO,PR,
10,000 $339,700
Sunoco (SUN) Wulff John K DIR 12,500 $336,938
DDI (DDIC) Miller Lloyd I III BO 51,941 $259,705
Freightcar America (RAIL) Whalen Edward J CEO,PR,
10,000 $212,224
Westport Innovations (WPRT) Douglas Kevin BO 15,000 $210,900
Integramed America (INMD) Kellogg Peter R BO 20,000 $153,826
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Stefano Stephen F DIR 3,300 $123,024
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) Sullivan Thomas D CB,DIR,
231,498 $5,204,932
Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Taylor Wayne Kent CB,DIR,
415,000 $5,626,600
EnergySolutions (ES) LGB ENV BO 839,595 $5,109,628
Retail Opportunity Investments (ROIC) Glenhill Advisors LLC BO 315,800 $3,157,342
Emerson Electric (EMR) Galvin Walter J VCB,DIR 60,000 $2,850,000
Cypress Semiconductor (CY) Rodgers Thurman J CEO,PR,
234,078 $2,809,032
Patriot Transportation Holding (PATR) Baker Edward L DIR,BO 30,000 $2,670,000
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Swartz James R DIR 75,101 $2,017,776
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Mccanne Steven DIR,CTO 75,000 $2,013,075
Fossil (FOSL) Shroff Jal S DIR 50,000 $1,821,395

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.
Jonathan Moreland is the founder of, which produces a weekly newsletter and offers professional screening and alerting tools to analyze a proprietary, real-time insider data feed. He is also the principal of Insider Asset Management, a registered investment advisor in New York. Mr. Moreland has been analyzing insider data professionally for two decades and has been a contributor to since 2001. A fundamental analyst with an MBA in finance, Mr. Moreland long ago identified insider data as an excellent first screen to determine where to focus his research efforts. He is quoted frequently in the media for his insider analysis and stock recommendations stemming from it. He is also author of Profit From Legal Insider Trading.

Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, Moreland appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.

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