Insiders Trading CBRL, P, GLW

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 open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday, March 07, 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.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) Biglari Sardar BO 83,856 $4,600,216
Corning (GLW) Gund Gordon DIR 150,000 $1,912,290
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX) Eshelman Fredric N DIR,BO 30,474 $631,117
AH Belo (AHC) Decherd Robert W CB,PR
CEO,DIR
87,000 $399,664
California Water Service (CWT) Nelson Peter C PR 21,530 $387,109
Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Bronson Richard D DIR 15,000 $310,500
Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Tannenbaum Leonard M CEO,DIR 30,000 $287,245
PG&E Corp (PCG) Chew Lewis DIR 5,000 $209,400
Cenveo (CVO) Burton Robert G Sr CB,CEO
DIR
46,000 $200,790
First Opportunity Fund (FOFI) Lola Brown Trust BO 28,000 $186,680
Source: www.InsiderInsights.com
Public Storage (PSA) Gustavson Tamara Hughes DIR,BO 435,000 $57,111,152
Delphi Automotive (DLPH) Paulson & Co BO 1,105,000 $35,315,800
Gulfport Energy (GPOR) Davidson Charles E BO 490,968 $15,807,604
Pandora Media (P) Walden Vc Llc BO 1,000,000 $14,702,500
Cabelas (CAB) McCarthy Michael R DIR 342,599 $11,928,223
Valueclick (VCLK) Zarley James R DIR 394,835 $8,244,155
TJX Companies (TJX) Meyrowitz Carol CEO,DIR 207,618 $7,763,315
Solarwinds (SWI) Yonce Donald BO 155,416 $5,797,825
Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Wood Donald C TT,PR
CEO,DIR
46,345 $4,470,045
Sherwin Williams (SHW) Hennessy Sean P VP,CFO 42,403 $4,356,060
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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