Insiders Trading LYB, INTU, CMLS

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 Monday, Nov. 21, 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.

Lyondellbasell Industries (LYB) Apollo Management BO 1,600,000 $55,678,000
Cumulus Media (CMLS) Crestview Radio Investors DIR,BO 654,658 $1,822,743
CTC Media (CTCM) Aven Peter DIR 163,808 $1,595,670
Endeavour International (END) Smedvig Qif BO 100,000 $687,560
Inergy LP (NRGY) Gautreaux William C PR 20,000 $468,601
Sws Group (SWS) Hilltop Holdings BO 73,800 $399,708
American International Group (AIG) Koellner Laurette T DIR 13,500 $291,865
Middleburg Financial (MBRG) Sokol David L BO 19,256 $280,175
Wolverine World Wide (WWW) Gromek Joseph R DIR 7,500 $266,250
Officemax (OMX) Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamurty PR,CEO
DIR
55,500 $245,427
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Intuit (INTU) Cook Scott D CB,DIR 518,360 $26,290,374
Kit Digital (KITD) Isaza Tuzman Kaleil CB,CEO
DIR
677,000 $7,081,420
Tutor Perini (TPC) Tutor Ronald N CB,CEO
DIR,BO
150,000 $2,398,500
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Gardner R Hartwell DIR 15,000 $1,378,848
Torch Energy Royalty Trust (TRU) Trust Acquisition Company BO 344,989 $997,358
Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI) Cargill C Keith PR,COO
LO,DIR
30,000 $831,210
Intermec (IN) Kemper Corp Master Retirement Trust BO 100,000 $758,810
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Sheffield Scott D CB,CEO
DIR
7,000 $641,087
Netsuite (N) Nelson Zachary PR,CEO
DIR
14,376 $593,385
Renaissancere Holdings (RNR) Branagan Ian D VP 7,000 $490,000
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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