Insiders Trading SUMR, CIE, V, ISRL

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 22, 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.
Isramco (ISRL) Naphtha Holding BO 25,000 2,237,500
Summer Infant (SUMR) Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value BO 465,752 1,302,296
Hudson Global (HSON) Sagard Capital BO 110,000 411,400
Innovaro (INV) Berset Mark S DIR 217,392 200,001
General American Investors Co (GAM) Priest Jeffrey W PR 6,500 173,140
Hercules Offshore (HERO) Webster Steven A DIR 50,000 168,700
Gp Strategies (GPX) Sagard Capital BO 8,600 143,466
Viasystems (VIAS) Conlon Timothy L PR,COO,DIR 8,608 133,424
Coates International Ltd De (COTE) Adipietro Frank J DIR 914,539 54,872
Handy & Harman (HNH) Dgt O 4,074 52,943
Source: Insider Insights
PVH (PVH) Gehring Fred CEO,DIR 116,864 9,424,222
Cobalt International Energy (CIE) Whitfield Van P VP,COO 86,414 1,827,915
Visa (V) Saunders Joseph W CB,CEO,DIR 12,420 1,499,839
Dorman Products (DORM) Berman Steven L CEO,DIR,BO 46,623 1,071,690
Cyberonics (CYBX) Morris Milton Mayo VP 21,630 942,519
MWI Veterinary Supply (MWIV) Rebholtz Robert N Jr DIR 6,907 676,393
American Dg Energy (ADGE) Sanders Barry J PR,COO 200,000 562,354
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 9,000 485,342
Validus Holdings (VR) Carpenter Michael E A CB,DIR 14,000 435,960
Insperity (NSP) Sarvadi Paul J CB,CEO,DIR 16,700 428,297
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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