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 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.
Biglari Holdings (BH) Biglari Sardar CB,CEO,
16,833 $5,417,442
Adaptec (ADPT) Steel Partners II LP BO 921,467 $2,802,258
MRV Communications (MRVC) Gillman Charles M DIR 1,308,722 $1,815,890
Bigband Networks (BBND) Valueact Smallcap Management LP BO 145,696 $419,864
Identive Group (INVE) Mountain Partners Ag BO 180,769 $300,077
Fuel Tech (FTEK) Bailey Ralph E CB,BO 22,000 $136,796
Hemispherx Biopharma (HEB) Strayer David R O 230,586 $132,587
Valuevision Media (VVTV) Ayd G Robert PR 25,000 $50,000
Locateplus Holdings (LPHC.PK) Pyle Richard L DIR 507,607 $47,685
Mad Catz Interactive (MCZ) Richardson Darren CEO,PR,
100,000 $45,224
Fidelity National Info Svs (FIS) Foley William P II CB 750,000 $20,751,343
American Financial Group (AFG) Lindner Carl H III CEO,PR,
150,000 $4,307,521
Arch Capital Group (ACGL) Iordanou Constantine CB,CEO,
20,000 $1,535,045
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,362,167
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $960,013
Marriott International Md (MAR) Marriott Stephen G BO,BO 20,000 $703,056
First Cash Financial Svs (FCFS) Burke Richard T X,BO 28,690 $625,517
Nationwide Health Props (NHP) Pasquale Douglas M CEO,PR,
15,000 $555,837
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 75,000 $454,975
IDT (IDT) Courter James A DIR 40,000 $431,783

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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