Insiders Trading WWWW, LVLT, FCVA, VR

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, May 18, 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.

Level 3 Communications (LVLT) STT Crossing BO 1,567,083 36,145,204
First Capital Bancorp (FCVA) Lehman Kenneth R BO 4,869,075 9,738,150
Continental Resources (CLR) Hamm Harold CEO,CB,BO 100,000 7,168,258
Autonation (AN) Cascade Investment BO 40,522 1,415,065
Morgan Creek Energy (MCKE) Westrock Land BO 7,600,000 1,246,400
Northeast Bancorp Me (NBN) Wayne Richard CEO,DIR 125,000 1,000,000
RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) Rima Senvest Mgt BO 174,768 702,600
Xerium Technologies (XRM) Carl Marks Mgt BO 129,500 508,109
Northeast Bancorp Me (NBN) Bean Claire S CFO,COO 62,500 500,000
Magicjack Vocaltec (CALL) Vento Gerald T DIR 33,400 499,998
Source: Insider Insights
Web Com (WWWW) Gap Coinvestments BO 7,956,426 115,268,720
Validus Holdings (VR) Singh Alok DIR 107,091 3,504,949
Knight Transportation (KNX) Knight Kevin P CEO,DIR 177,900 3,028,730
TJX Companies (TJX) Naylor Jeffrey G VP,CAO 46,062 1,962,264
Intel (INTC) Holt William M VP,TO 74,192 1,960,041
Intel (INTC) Kilroy Thomas M VP,SO 62,825 1,659,799
Wisdomtree Investments (WETF) Lavine Bruce I COO,DIR 175,000 1,295,500
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 930,663
Genomic Health (GHDX) Colella Samuel D DIR 26,294 868,470
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Baker R C Mark DIR 40,000 799,863
Source: Insider Insights

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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