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, May 29, 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.

VMware (VMW) EMC BO 158,000 14,982,473
Saratoga Resources (SARA) Blackstone BO 800,000 5,000,000
Pimco Dynamic Inc Fd (PDI) Ivascyn Daniel J O 125,000 3,124,500
Isramco (ISRL) Naphtha Holding BO 21,000 1,995,000
Vocus (VOCS) Rudman Richard E CB,CEO,PR 65,000 973,050
Carbonite (CARB) MV Management BO 100,000 780,460
Eagle Bancorp (EGBN) Pozez Norman Robert DIR 46,001 736,016
Republic Services (RSG) Cascade Investment BO 24,000 643,003
Hornbeck Offshore Svs (HOS) Swyka Nicholas Lew Jr DIR 7,250 254,374
RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) Rima Senvest Mgt BO 58,375 236,754
Source: Insider Insights
Pandora Media (P) Walden Vc BO 1,514,910 18,032,020
Google (GOOG) Schmidt Eric E CB,DIR 17,483 10,391,773
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) McCormack Robert C DIR 128,500 7,117,615
Validus Holdings (VR) Singh Alok DIR 95,084 3,000,813
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 39,550 753,785
Altera (ALTR) Schuelke Katherine VP,GC,SEC 19,513 664,808
Dillards (DDS) Schroeder Paul J Jr VP,GC 9,156 640,920
Wisdomtree Investments (WETF) Lavine Bruce I COO,DIR 87,452 583,260
Boston Beer Co (SAM) Koch C James CB,DIR,BO 5,000 527,258
True Religion Apparel (TRLG) Maron Mark S DIR 18,000 504,000
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, 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.