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 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.
Saul Centers (BFS) Saul B Francis II CEO,DIR,BO 94,306 $3,975,375
Ormat Technologies (ORA) Ormat Industries Ltd BO 118,500 $3,432,594
Rural Metro Corp (RURL) Dimino Michael P CEO,PR,DIR 45,000 $349,583
Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Hornbeck Larry D DIR 22,500 $322,981
Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) Kovner Bruce DIR,BO 67,541 $263,208
Zygo (ZIGO) Mak Capital One LLC BO 27,517 $201,273
Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Hornbeck Todd M CEO,PR,DIR 13,840 $199,296
Geokinetics (GOK) Ziegler William R DIR 32,300 $177,072
Selectica (SLTC) Miller Lloyd I III BO 31,060 $173,936
Center Bancorp (CNBC) Seidman Lawrence B DIR,BO 20,788 $154,499
Home Depot (HD) Batchelder David H DIR 4,077,204 $131,163,201
Mastercard (MA) Mastercard Foundation BO 26,460 $5,474,714
Allegiant Travel (ALGT) Gallagher Maurice J Jr CEO,DIR,BO 68,800 $3,441,728
Opentable (OPEN) Layton Thomas DIR 54,700 $2,295,269
Dish Network (DISH) Defranco James DIR,VP 100,000 $2,107,000
First Cash Financial Services (FCFS) Burke Richard T X,BO 71,310 $1,554,630
Skechers Usa (SKX) Greenberg Jeffrey DIR 35,000 $1,481,648
Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) Veba For Retirees Of Kaiser Aluminum BO 36,714 $1,446,986
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,354,812
PNC Financial Services (PNC) Whitford Thomas K VCB 20,000 $1,222,286

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.

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