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 Monday 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.
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VMware (VMW) EMC Corp BO 90,000 $6,224,151
Biglari Holdings (BH) Biglari Sardar CB,CEO,BO 15,083 $4,721,938
Ormat Technologies (ORA) Ormat Industries Ltd BO 58,592 $1,648,257
Quidel Corp (QDEL) Schuler Jack W DIR 109,525 $1,178,695
NCI Building Systems (NCS) Chambers Norman C CB,CEO,PR 95,516 $817,617
Tutor Perini (TPC) Klein Michael R DIR 30,000 $523,800
Sharps Compliance (SMED) Gillman Ramsay H DIR 100,000 $445,000
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Kovner Bruce DIR,BO 85,900 $270,477
LSI (LSI) Haggerty Charles A DIR 50,000 $248,360
Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) Gerstner Bradley DIR 50,000 $237,500
Logmein (LOGM) Benson Steven J DIR,BO 233,567 $6,323,615
Calavo Growers (CVGW) Cole Lecil E CB,CEO,
125,000 $2,291,358
Dish Network (DISH) Defranco James DIR,VP 100,000 $2,087,000
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,324,984
Princeton Review (REVU) Katzman John S BO 500,000 $1,235,000
Mercadolibre (MELI) Hernan Kazah CFO,VP 20,000 $1,181,200
Aruba Networks (ARUN) Melkote Keerti DIR,CTO 75,000 $993,893
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,BO 10,000 $948,899
PSS World Medical (PSSI) Bronson David M VP 40,000 $896,768
American Public Education (APEI) Mccluskey Frank B VP 15,000 $709,050

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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