Insiders Trading NAV, PVH, RST, SWKS

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, June 8, 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.
Navistar International (NAV) Icahn Carl C BO 883,200 21,585,408
Rosetta Stone (RST) Gross Patrick W DIR 30,000 419,200
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip MD et al CEO,CB,BO 45,000 206,470
Apollo Investment (AINV) Goldthorpe Edward J PR 20,000 155,000
Apollo Investment (AINV) Loeb Jeanette W DIR 15,000 111,650
Handy & Harman (HNH) Dgt O 8,519 111,071
Sunpower (SPWR) Wenger Howard PR 20,013 99,066
Pope Resources (POPE) Dahl James H BO 1,800 91,059
YELP (YELP) Irvine Diane M DIR 4,000 62,939
Lone Pine Resources (LPR) Bereznicki Edward J VP,CFO 17,500 54,250
Source: Insider Insights
PVH (PVH) Gehring Fred CEO,DIR 116,863 9,410,431
Copart (CPRT) Johnson Willis J CB,DIR,BO 284,053 7,038,492
Validus Holdings (VR) Singh Alok DIR 130,178 4,188,438
Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) Griffin Liam VP 46,038 1,290,445
Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) Aldrich David J PR,CEO,DIR 35,000 974,050
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) Rummelt Andreas DIR 10,000 912,900
Invensense (INVN) Goehl Daniel VP 72,072 842,658
Allied Nevada Gold (ANV) Kirby Hal Douglas VP,FO 27,577 786,496
Jabil Circuit (JBL) Morean William D DIR 39,550 753,777
Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Richardson Brent D CB,DIR 40,000 746,200
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.

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