Insiders Trading MGM, AIG, FIS

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 Tuesday, February 28, 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.

Ceres (CERE) Artal Luxembourg SA BO 846,154 $11,000,002
NTN Buzztime (NTN) Berg Jeffrey Alan DIR,BO 8,000,000 $2,000,000
Ceres (CERE) Ambergate Trust BO 153,846 $1,999,998
American International Group (AIG) Offit Morris DIR 15,000 $421,274
Carbo Ceramics (CRR) Limbacher Randy L DIR 2,000 $190,034
Regency Centers Corp (REG) Fiala Mary Lou DIR 7,000 $176,540
Synacor (SYNC) Montgomery Michael J DIR 20,000 $97,514
WPX Energy (WPX) Lowrie William G DIR 5,000 $93,750
Boyd Gaming (BYD) Schwab Frederick J DIR 10,183 $84,714
Synacor (SYNC) Bailey Scott A COO 15,000 $73,050
MG Resorts International (MGM) Tracinda Corp BO 20,000,000 $268,000,000
Fidelity National Info Svs (FIS) Hagerty Thomas M DIR 876,902 $27,271,614
Reynolds American (RAI) Brown & Williamson BO 652,706 $26,552,080
Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Taylor Wayne Kent CB,DIR
555,000 $9,375,990
Priceline.Com (PCLN) Peretsman Nancy B DIR 14,500 $9,131,384
Mednax (MD) Medel Roger Md CEO,DIR 100,000 $7,460,870
Imax (IMAX) Wechsler Bradley J DIR 275,000 $6,964,242
Heinz HJ (HNZ) Peltz Nelson DIR 116,000 $6,214,271
Select Medical (SEM) Rice Patricia A PR 500,000 $4,200,000
Innerworkings (INWK) New Enterprise Associates BO 334,457 $3,812,810

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.