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 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.

First Acceptance (FAC) Ford Gerald J BO 6,699,999 $9,714,999
Och Ziff Capital (OZM) Windreich David MD,DIR 296,914 $2,486,774
Inergy Midstream LP (NRGM) Sherman John J PR,CEO
100,000 $1,700,000
Wright Medical (WMGI) Oepw Llc BO 99,582 $1,593,063
Spectrum Brands (SPB) Harbinger Group BO 54,100 $1,457,651
Endocyte (ECYT) Sanderling Venture Partnersp BO 435,600 $1,385,208
Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) Waughtal Perry M DIR 17,500 $1,311,100
Palomar Medical Technologies (PMTI) Broadwood Partners BO 150,000 $1,297,500
Texas Industries (TXI) NNS Holding BO 19,800 $592,416
Eagle Bancorp (EGBN) Gross Neal R DIR 28,677 $404,919
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Robert I CB,DIR
1,000,000 $20,559,600
Simon Property Group (SPG) Simon Herbert CB,DIR 153,827 $19,664,418
SL Green Realty (SLG) Holliday Marc CEO,DIR 125,000 $8,231,136
Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Foley William P II DIR 300,000 $4,743,810
Rentech (RTK) Williams John A DIR 1,558,728 $2,088,696
SL Green Realty Corp (SLG) Mathias Andrew W PR 30,386 $2,017,630
Western Refining (WNR) Foster Paul L CB,DIR
127,500 $1,597,503
Visa (V) Floum Joshua R GC 15,251 $1,525,100
Visa (V) Saunders Joseph W CB,CEO
12,420 $1,246,720
Cedar Fair LP (FUN) Q Funding III BO 50,000 $1,095,471

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.