Insiders Trading CLB, HBAN, GOOG, KIOR

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 Wednesday, July 27, 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.

Kior (KIOR) Peterson Stuart L BO 151,221 $2,237,034
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Steinour Stephen D PR,CEO
CB,DIR
41,525 $249,981
Celsion (CLSN) Link Max DIR 46,838 $199,998
Western Asset Claymore Inflation Linked Opp (WIW) Cascade Investment BO 14,000 $175,000
Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Harris Lawrence E DIR 10,000 $151,200
Skullcandy (SKUL) Olivet D Scott DIR 7,500 $150,000
Primus Telecommunications (PMUG) Singer Karen BO 10,000 $139,500
Astoria Financial (AF) Chrin John R DIR 12,000 $138,775
Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund BO 17,601 $137,102
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Neu Richard W DIR 20,000 $121,200
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Google (GOOG) Schmidt Eric E CB,DIR 44,554 $27,576,752
Core Laboratories (CLB) Demshur David M CEO,DIR 200,000 $21,852,504
Mastercard (MA) Mastercard Foundation BO 22,260 $7,004,334
Core Laboratories (CLB) Bergmark Richard L VP,CFO
TR,DIR
50,000 $5,588,065
Cobalt International Energy (CIE) Gillespie Samuel H Iii GC 77,812 $1,137,780
Core Laboratories (CLB) Miller Charles Brigham CAO 10,000 $1,111,738
Electronics For Imaging (EFII) Gecht Guy CEO 61,150 $1,105,876
Core Laboratories (CLB) Davis Monty L COO 9,352 $1,043,975
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 $993,722
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Dolby Ray BO 20,000 $910,899
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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