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 Thursday 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.
Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) Icahn Carl C BO 6,221,926 $43,553,482
Unify (UNFY) Jensen Kurt A COO,BO 1,079,646 $3,778,761
Saul Centers (BFS) Saul B Francis II CEO,DIR,
BO
65,600 $2,680,967
Spectrum Brands (SPB) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd BO 95,000 $2,445,800
N American Galvanizing Coatings (NGA) Big Kettle Merger Sub Inc BO 167,999 $1,259,993
Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP) Farallon Capital Partners L P BO,BO 73,143 $1,243,431
Agilysys (AGYS) Mak Capital One LLC BO 135,039 $931,634
Taylor Capital Group (TAYC) Second Curve Capital LLC BO 55,000 $715,297
Ormat Technologies (ORA) Ormat Industries Ltd BO 24,766 $706,126
Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP) Glaser Jonathan M DIR 25,000 $425,000
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Accenture Plc (ACN) Green William D CB,CEO,
DIR
45,000 $1,748,430
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,272,931
Accenture Plc (ACN) Campbell Kevin M CEO,TO 29,386 $1,141,822
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
BO
10,000 $862,191
Calavo Growers (CVGW) Cole Lecil E CB,PR,
BO
47,000 $847,316
Gorman Rupp (GRC) Gorman James Carvell CB,BO 25,000 $647,875
IDT (IDT) Courter James A DIR 46,666 $519,780
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 75,000 $440,383
Greif (GEF) Fischer David B PR,COO 7,000 $388,570
Cadence Pharmaceuticals (CADX) Schroeder Theodore R CEO,PR,
DIR
50,000 $349,651
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
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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