Insiders Trading AZO, HARI, EGOV, BKFG (Updated)

Note: Revised at 12:13 p.m.

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 mainly open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday, October 13, 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.

BKF Capital (BKFG) Bronson Steven N PR,DIR
179,472 $228,132
Harvard Illinois Bancorp (HARI) Rebhorn John W DIR 14,879 $121,561
Diamond Foods (DMND) Neil Steven M CFO,DIR 1,000 $71,375
Vistaprint (VPRT) Vassalluzzo Scott J BO 2,174 $66,720
First Opportunity Fund (FOFI) Mildred B Horejsi Trust BO 7,500 $46,945
Synergy Resources (SYRG) Seward George L DIR 16,750 $46,138
Diamond Foods (DMND) Segre Linda B VP 280 $20,094
Alcoa (AA) Tata Ratan DIR 1,897 $18,722
Material Sciences (MASC) Pawlak James D VP,CFO 2,400 $16,920
GBS Enterprises (GBSX) Durst John Paul SO 9,350 $15,845
Autozone (AZO) Lampert Edward S BO 220,735 $72,423,492
NIC (EGOV) Hartley Ross C DIR 81,320 $972,733
OCZ Technology (OCZ) Petersen Ryan PR,CEO
150,000 $902,967
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 39,550 $783,400
Intermec (IN) Kemper Corp Master Ret Tr BO 91,273 $679,535
Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) Carr Robert O CB,CEO
29,984 $604,609
Aerovironment (AVAV) Conver Timothy E CB,PR
16,600 $500,573
Stryker Corp (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 9,000 $447,445
Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTI) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David M BO 99,000 $382,011
Zalicus (ZLCS) MPM Bioventures III BO 338,300 $345,066

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.

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.