By Jonathan Moreland, founder of Insider Insights 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, June 17, 2011 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 194,350 $17,891,142
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
25,000 $1,068,234
Triumph Group (TGI) Silvestri Joseph DIR 10,000 $941,299
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund BO 23,882 $180,778
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip Md CEO,CB
50,000 $171,072
PartnerRE (PRE) Zwiener David K DIR 2,000 $138,294
Emerson Electric (EMR) Golden Arthur F DIR 2,000 $104,819
Lender Processing Services (LPS) Schilling Thomas L VP,CFO 5,000 $103,300
SMTC (SMTX) Bailey Clarke H DIR 45,000 $97,250
Biglari Holdings (BH) Cooley Philip L DIR 170 $64,964
Molycorp (MCP) Kristoff Mark DIR 1,967,188 $100,326,584
Intuit (INTU) Batchelder David H DIR 585,236 $28,917,708
Molycorp (MCP) Smith Mark A PR,CEO
174,915 $8,920,665
Travelzoo (TZOO) Azzurro Capital Inc BO 131,161 $7,783,094
Warner Music Group (WMG) Cohen Lyor CEO 871,102 $7,134,326
Acme Packet (APKT) Ory Andrew D PR,CEO
90,000 $5,601,323
Molycorp (MCP) Burba John L VP,CTO 85,757 $4,373,607
Molycorp (MCP) Henry Charles R DIR 69,000 $3,519,000
Molycorp (MCP) Ashburn John F Jr VP,GC 68,604 $3,498,804
Molycorp (MCP) Thompson Jack Edward DIR 27,823 $1,418,973

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, 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.

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