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 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.
Spectrum Brands (SPB) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd BO 64,000 $1,641,392
Chindex International (CHDX) Fosun Industrial Co BO 70,670 $887,492
ADPT (ADPT) Steel Partners II LP BO 273,455 $776,880
Destination Maternity (DEST) Mill Road Capital LP BO 25,000 $617,440
Isramco (ISRL) Naptha Holding Ltd BO 6,011 $305,025
Agilysys (AGYS) Mak Capital One LLC BO 33,971 $244,994
Sl Industries (SLI) Steel Partners II LP BO 12,795 $152,577
Saga Communications (SGA) Towerview LLC BO 4,762 $104,446
NCI Building Systems (NCS) Dobbins Mark W COO 12,000 $101,868
World Heart (WHRT) Marxe Austin W Greenhouse David M BO 30,206 $75,817
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Apollo Group (APOL) Sperling Peter V VCB,DIR 150,000 $6,564,975
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 166,606 $4,312,205
MetroPCS Communications (PCS) TA Associates Inc DIR 150,000 $1,353,000
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,287,718
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
DIR,BO
10,000 $914,893
Atheros Communications (ATHR) Harris Charles E DIR 25,000 $707,900
Accenture Plc (ACN) Green William D CB,CEO,DIR 15,000 $592,500
Royal Gold (RGLD) Dempsey Stanley DIR 11,549 $526,981
Boston Scientific (BSX) Abele John E DIR 75,000 $469,298
Intermec (IN) Unitrin Inc BO 44,800 $467,862
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com

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 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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