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 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.
Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd BO 150,000 $4,299,060
Chindex International (CHDX) Fosun Industrial Co Ltd BO 220,000 $2,853,380
Cymer (CYMI) Ruttenberg Eric M DIR 17,000 $571,030
CA (CA) Zambonini Renato DIR 25,000 $484,717
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Osborn William A DIR 3,000 $147,416
Columbus Mckinnon (CMCO) Ragot Christian DIR 6,500 $101,278
Solutia (SOA) Quinn Jeffry N CB,CEO,PR 5,000 $71,500
Sherwin Williams (SHW) Stropki John M DIR 1,000 $69,610
Sherwin Williams (SHW) Kadien Thomas G DIR 1,000 $68,690
Eagle Bancorp (EGBN) Gross Neal R DIR 5,000 $54,500
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Core Laboratories N V (CLB) Demshur David M CEO,DIR 100,000 $7,606,700
Envestnet (ENV) Envestnet Group Inc BO 788,753 $7,098,777
NxStage Medical (NXTM) Credit Suisse Ag BO 383,473 $6,454,503
Envestnet (ENV) AOS Partners LP BO 684,236 $6,158,124
TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW) Plant John C CEO,PR,DIR 120,000 $4,084,248
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Kennelly Jerry M CB,CEO 100,000 $3,665,537
Envestnet (ENV) Johnson James DIR 293,620 $2,642,580
Apollo Group (APOL) Sperling Peter V VCB,DIR 55,000 $2,585,484
Envestnet (ENV) Sisteron Yves DIR,BO 226,802 $2,041,218
Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Cohen Alan M VP,CO 10,000 $1,505,422
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, EVP=Executive Vice President, 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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