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 Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 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 Opportunity Fund (FOFI) Lola Brown Trust BO 20,961 $141,787
Buckeye Partners LP (BPL) McKinley Mark C DIR 2,000 $117,800
First Bancorp (FBP) Herencia Roberto R CB,DIR 30,040 $112,049
Handy & Harman (HNH) SPH Group Holdings BO 9,130 $104,826
Agilysys (AGYS) Ellis Robert R VP,CFO
10,000 $92,990
Homestreet (HMST) Bennion Richard W H VP 1,614 $71,016
Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) Pairitz Peter L DIR 3,500 $62,405
1st United Bancorp (FUBC) Morrison Carlos DIR 10,000 $59,392
Taubman Centers (TCO) Taubman Robert S PR,CEO
780 $53,663
Cardiovascular Systems (CSII) Nelson Glen D DIR 5,000 $43,546
Crown Castle International (CCI) Abrams David C DIR 2,697,983 $135,865,024
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) Stiller Robert P CB,DIR
500,000 $32,969,650
Autonation (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation O 292,541 $10,167,438
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Wilson Dennis J DIR,BO 115,000 $7,654,951
Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold (FCX) Moffett James R CB,DIR 176,500 $7,483,600
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Main Timothy L PR,CEO 207,925 $5,298,511
American Financial (AFG) Lindner S Craig CEO,PR
100,000 $3,743,803
Mednax (MD) Calabro Joseph M COO 47,121 $3,535,466
Netsuite (N) Nelson Zachary PR,CEO
71,747 $3,299,510
Murphy Oil (MUR) Murphy Robert Madison DIR 51,005 $3,199,937

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.