Insiders Trading EQY, AVGO, NYT, LOGM

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, October 05, 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 241,333 $19,172,714
Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Abrams Capital Management BO 513,622 $8,657,450
Equity One (EQY) Katzman Chaim CB,DIR
BO
350,000 $5,249,000
New York Times (NYT) Inmobiliaria Carso S A De C V BO 850,000 $4,992,511
Key Energy Services (KEG) Rachesky Mark H Md BO 450,000 $3,954,195
Nvidia (NVDA) Seawell A Brooke DIR 100,000 $1,191,000
Federal Mogul (FDML) Icahn Carl C CB,DIR
BO
51,100 $762,474
Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI) Siemer Arnold B BO 117,312 $743,449
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
BO
10,000 $553,704
Apache (APA) Jeppesen Jon A VP 5,000 $405,400
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Avago Technologies (AVGO) KKR Fund Holdings BO 6,572,646 $215,911,424
Logmein (LOGM) Benson Steven J DIR 125,000 $4,026,880
Rightnow Technologies (RNOW) Gianforte Greg R CB,CEO
TT,DIR
BO
100,000 $3,314,900
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Wilson Dennis J DIR,BO 50,000 $2,375,996
Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Richardson Brent D CB,DIR 150,000 $2,335,708
Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Sabretooth Master Fund BO 382,000 $1,754,072
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 27,000 $1,260,795
Vonage Holdings (VG) Citron Jeffrey A DIR,BO 300,000 $762,400
Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR) Evans Gary C CB,CEO
DIR
250,000 $695,000
Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) Carr Robert O CB,CEO
DIR
29,984 $582,442
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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