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 Tuesday, October 25, 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.

Cirrus Logic (CRUS) Smith Robert Henry DIR 132,000 $2,007,720
Schlumberger (SLB) Kibsgaard Paal CEO,DIR 6,000 $414,000
Valhi (VHI) Simmons Harold C CB,DIR
BO
5,000 $300,000
Red Lion Hotels Corp (RLH) Columbia Pacific Opp Fund BO 15,349 $105,174
Cirrus Logic (CRUS) Rhode Jason P PR,CEO
DIR
6,500 $96,980
Cardiovascular Systems (CSII) Discovery Group BO 11,103 $88,824
Crimson Exploration (CXPO) Ni Zhaoxing DIR 25,800 $70,504
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) Bvf Partners L P Il BO 4,600 $64,062
Badger Meter (BMI) Stoll Kimberly K VP,SO 1,742 $49,647
Usa Truck (USAK) Beckham Clifton R CEO,DIR 5,000 $41,250
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Accenture Plc (ACN) Rohleder Stephen J CEO 37,953 $2,218,657
Accenture Plc (ACN) Campbell Kevin M CEO,TO 34,370 $2,009,236
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Lovato John P VP,CEO
TO
101,128 $1,985,507
Tenneco (TEN) Nair Hari N COO,DIR 54,667 $1,866,503
Exponent (EXPO) Armacost Samuel H DIR 30,000 $1,391,376
Microsoft (MSFT) Turner Brian Kevin COO 40,000 $1,082,328
J2 Global Communications (JCOM) Ressler Richard S DIR 35,000 $1,070,031
Liquidity Services (LQDT) Mateus Tique Jaime DIR 30,000 $919,700
Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTI) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David M BO 207,630 $762,046
Knoll (KNL) Cogan Andrew B CEO,DIR 49,049 $760,260
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.