Insiders Trading GEOY, CSOD, TXI, NEON

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, December 15, 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.

VMware (VMW) Emc Corp BO 171,800 $15,110,695
Geoeye (GEOY) Feinberg Stephen BO 432,500 $9,200,107
Texas Industries (TXI) NNS Holding BO 85,200 $2,475,893
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX) Eshelman Fredric N DIR,BO 114,667 $1,943,322
Moduslink Global Solutions (MLNK) Handy & Harman BO 149,113 $737,045
Wiley John & Sons (JWB) Wiley Deborah E BO 10,537 $479,060
Orchid Cellmark (ORCH) Laboratory Corp Of America Holdings BO 165,247 $462,692
Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) Sanfilippo Anthony Michael PR,CEO
40,000 $362,400
Primo Water (PRMW) Warnock David L DIR 93,649 $284,199
Silver Bull Resources (SVBL) Lazarus Investment Partners BO 466,719 $253,910
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Deer VI & Co BO 217,191 $4,002,917
Cerner (CERN) Illig Clifford W VCB,DIR 40,000 $2,292,548
Neonode (NEON) Bystedt Per Ivar Gosta DIR,BO 560,000 $2,240,000
Atrion (ATRI) Battat Emile A CB,DIR
5,000 $1,197,944
Torchmark (TMK) King Andrew W O 20,000 $857,074
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 $837,427
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 39,550 $802,766
Flagstone Reinsurance (FSR) Prestia Gary CEO 100,000 $789,093
HCP (HCP) Flaherty James F III PR,CEO
18,800 $725,775
Inhibitex (INHX) McGuigan Christopher DIR 50,000 $721,500

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.

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