Insiders Trading AGO, IT, FURX, AMZN

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, December 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.

Assured Guaranty (AGO) Ross Wilbur L Jr DIR,BO 2,464,184 $27,548,144
Genomic Health (GHDX) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital DIR,BO 117,751 $3,311,306
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX) Eshelman Fredric N DIR,BO 163,342 $2,877,587
Moduslink Global Solutions (MLNK) Handy & Harman BO 498,000 $2,250,960
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Schiller Howard Bradley VP,CFO 32,500 $1,498,935
Genomic Health (GHDX) Baker Biotech Capital DIR,BO 45,977 $1,271,933
United Therapeutics (UTHR) Rothblatt Martine A CEO,DIR 12,943 $539,029
MDU Communications (MDTV) Ordway Ronald D BO 252,222 $452,817
Array Biopharma (ARRY) BVF Partners BO 183,853 $388,550
Cumulus Media (CMLS) Crestview Radio Investors DIR,BO 102,000 $306,000
Gartner (IT) Valueact Holdings DIR 719,300 $26,977,894
Amazon.Com (AMZN) Onetto Marc A VP 50,455 $9,915,611
Autonation (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation O 262,627 $9,493,283
Tutor Perini (TPC) Ronald N Tutor Separate Property Trust BO 509,996 $7,985,011
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Meritech Management BO 255,186 $4,502,390
Rackspace Hosting (RAX) Moorman Lew PR,DIR 77,000 $3,335,914
Tyler Technologies (TYL) Marr John S Jr PR,CEO
100,000 $3,127,905
Logmein (LOGM) Benson Steven J DIR 75,000 $3,127,240
SEI Investments (SEIC) West Alfred P Jr DIR,BO 185,000 $3,105,834
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Asherman Philip K PR,CEO
75,000 $3,080,768

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.