By Jonathan Moreland, founder of InsiderInsights.com 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 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.
Spectrum Brands (SPB) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I BO 26,000 $767,000
Adolor (ADLR) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital BO 298,969 $592,994
Mercer International (MERCS) Kellogg Peter R BO 100,000 $531,000
Boulder Total Return Fund (BTF) Lola Brown Trust 1b BO 15,000 $222,660
Starbucks (SBUX) Sandberg Sheryl DIR 4,600 $126,491
TCW Strategic Inc Fund (TSI) Rivelle Tad O 16,000 $78,340
Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) Deboer Jack P DIR 3,500 $70,035
Apollo Investment (AINV) Dalton Patrick J PR,COO 5,000 $61,000
Apollo Investment (AINV) Peteka Richard CFO,TR 5,000 $61,000
McClatchy (MNI) Ruiz Frederick R DIR 8,000 $47,049
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Enbridge Energy LP (EEP) Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec BO 3,500,000 $175,000,000
Netflix (NFLX) TCV VI LP BO,PT 106,298 $11,108,430
Cypress Semiconductor (CY) Rodgers Thurman J CEO,PR,
DIR
500,000 $6,704,875
Marriott International (MAR) Marriott J W Jr CB,CEO,
BO
150,000 $5,667,000
Apple (AAPL) Serlet Bertrand VP 15,000 $4,079,700
Alliance Data Sys (ADS) Szeftel Ivan M PR,VP 52,187 $3,968,299
China Nutrifruit Group (CNGL) Bestsucceed Ltd BO 1,158,000 $3,850,350
Gentex (GNTX) La Grand Kenneth L DIR 174,567 $3,838,903
Citigroup (C) Havens John P CEO 597,177 $2,792,041
Schulman A (SHLM) Mitarotonda James A DIR 100,000 $2,617,267
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com

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 InsiderInsights.com, 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 TheStreet.com 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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