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 Tuesday 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.
VMware (VMW) EMC Corp BO 90,000 $5,730,921
Tyler Technologies (TYL) Brown Brothers Harriman BO 200,000 $3,113,000
Saul Centers (BFS) Saul B Francis II CEO,DIR,
40,000 $1,639,466
Signature Group Holdings (SGGH) Noell Craig Forrest DIR 1,250,000 $1,000,000
Och Ziff Capital Mgt (OZM) Cohen Michael L MD 28,900 $345,844
Actel (ACTL) Smith Jeffrey C DIR 27,100 $341,634
Taylor Capital (TAYC) Second Curve Capital LLC BO 25,000 $326,500
Primus Guaranty (PRS) Second Curve Capital LLC BO 80,000 $311,600
Merge Healthcare (MRGE) Merrick Ris LLC BO 50,000 $149,279
Anadys Pharmaceuticals (ANDS) QVT Associates Gp LLC BO 56,800 $110,192
SXC Health Solutions (SXCI) Reddon Philip DIR 104,000 $7,679,717
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 127,530 $3,175,774
Lodgenet Interactive (LNET) Black Horse Capital Mgt LLC BO 782,000 $2,624,810
Successfactors (SFSF) Dalgaard Lars CEO,PR,
101,250 $2,048,619
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,243,220
Cardtronics (CATM) Clinard Michael H PR 95,796 $1,178,105
Hanger Orthopedic (HGR) Sabel Ivan R CB,DIR 56,798 $1,008,573
Salesforce Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $883,183
Opentable (OPEN) Dodson Michael E VP,SO 19,000 $783,902
Validus Holdings (VR) Atkin C N Rupert CEO 30,000 $741,900

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.