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, Nov. 22, 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.

CC Media Holdings (CCMO) Abrams Capital Management DIR,BO 4,244,084 $16,976,336
Digital Domain Media (DDMG) Textor John C CEO,DIR
1,176,471 $10,000,004
Vmware (VMW) Emc Corp BO 63,900 $5,976,062
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) BVF Partners BO 511,040 $5,442,144
Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Tang Anthony M VP,DIR 402,330 $5,118,585
Federal Mogul (FDML) Icahn Carl C CB,DIR
165,040 $2,270,632
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX) Eshelman Fredric N DIR,BO 36,093 $567,933
Digital Domain Media (DDMG) Teaford Jonathan CFO,DIR 58,825 $500,013
Tejon Ranch (TRC) Towerview LLC BO 14,600 $349,925
Frontier Communications (FTR) Wilderotter Mary Agnes CB,CEO
48,000 $251,990
FTI Consulting (FCN) Shaughnessy Dennis J CB,DIR 61,274 $2,530,983
Yahoo (YHOO) Filo David O 166,500 $2,494,670
Centurylink (CTL) Ousley James E CEO,OO 66,184 $2,448,874
Cisco Systems (CSCO) Lloyd Robert Wayne VP,OO 87,967 $1,593,082
Primoris Services (PRIM) Pratt Brian CB,CEO
67,537 $954,735
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 $835,992
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 39,550 $804,476
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Meritech Management Associates BO 41,389 $664,502
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Ward Rob DIR,BO 41,389 $664,502
HCP (HCP) Roath Kenneth B DIR 15,000 $562,500

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.