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.
Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I BO 135,000 $3,645,000
FTI Consulting (FCN) Dunn Jack B I CEO,PR,
DIR
10,000 $331,895
FTI Consulting (FCN) Shaughnessy Dennis J CB,DIR 10,000 $328,168
ICTS International NV (ICTS) Megides Amos BO 119,048 $250,001
Temecula Valley Bancorp (TMCVP) Firefly Value Partners LP BO 189,450 $207,164
General Steel Holdings (GSI) Yu Zuo Sheng CB,CEO,
BO
50,000 $149,005
WHX (WXCO) Steel Partners II LP BO 8,726 $34,018
Pizza Inn Mo (PZZI) American Hallmark Insurance Co of T CB 15,000 $27,000
Bitstream (BITS) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund LP BO 3,600 $24,647
Sky Petroleum (SKPI) Jobanputra Karim CEO,DIR 85,000 $23,082
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence PR,DIR,
BO
27,778 $13,605,471
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 299,100 $7,935,404
Metropcs Communications (PCS) TA Associates Inc DIR 250,000 $2,341,305
Acme Packet (APKT) Melampy Patrick J DIR,CTO 49,643 $1,563,141
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray DIR,BO 20,000 $1,351,767
Hittite Microwave (HITT) Ayasli Yalcin BO 26,500 $1,242,318
BPZ Resources (BPZ) Gray Gordon DIR 356,000 $1,192,160
Acme Packet (APKT) Ory Robert G DIR,TR 34,643 $1,094,863
Advent Software (ADVS) Dimarco Stephanie CEO,DIR 20,000 $985,582
Salesforce.Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
BO
10,000 $953,972
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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