Insiders Trading TIF, DELL, BDE

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, February 24, 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.

Black Diamond (BDE) Kanders Warren B CB,DIR
BO
666,667 $5,000,003
Black Diamond (BDE) Schiller Robert VCB,DIR 338,133 $2,535,998
Patni Computer Systems (PTI) Elliott International BO 118,300 $2,245,884
Dell (DELL) Swainson John A PR 100,000 $1,724,989
Dividend & Inc Fund (DNI) Bexil Securities O 97,734 $346,045
Coca Cola (KO) Lagomasino Maria Elena DIR 3,000 $207,810
Realpage (RP) Ingraham Scott S DIR 10,000 $199,700
Gannett (GCI) Magner Marjorie DIR 11,100 $169,717
Pennantpark Investment (PNNT) Flug Jeffrey DIR 13,500 $148,496
Choice Hotels (CHH) Tague John P DIR 3,000 $110,520
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Google (GOOG) Schmidt Eric E CB,DIR 200,000 $121,010,004
Tiffany (TIF) May Peter W DIR 1,319,036 $85,322,112
Fidelity National Info Svs (FIS) Hagerty Thomas M DIR 2,399,386 $74,075,072
Hunt JB Transport Svs (JBHT) J B Hunt Llc BO 500,000 $25,281,250
Intuit (INTU) Cook Scott D CB,DIR 200,000 $11,799,381
Prologis (PLD) Rakowich Walter C CEO 290,000 $9,816,500
Kellogg (K) Kellogg WK Foundation BO 120,000 $6,397,656
Unitedhealth (UNH) Boudreaux Gail VP,CEO 88,153 $4,841,363
IBM (IBM) Iwata Jon C VP 21,451 $4,263,191
Innerworkings (INWK) New Enterprise Associates BO 308,060 $3,602,153
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com

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 InsiderInsights.com, 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 TheStreet.com 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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