Insiders Trading DNKN, GEVA, HMPR, PGCG

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 Thursday, June 28, 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.
Hampton Roads Bankshares (HMPR) Capgen Capital Vi DIR,BO 33,710,392 23,597,276
Prime Global Capital (PGCG) Wong Weng Kung CEO,DIR 575,000 1,552,500
Dynegy (DYN) Litespeed Management BO 636,982 366,119
Genmark Diagnostics (GNMK) Gleeson Christopher M DIR 60,000 252,000
Cytrx (CYTR) Patterson Scott Bradford BO 44,824 230,344
Solitario Exploration & Royalty (XPL) Herald Christopher E PR,CEO,DIR 180,000 219,600
Hercules Offshore (HERO) Webster Steven A DIR 50,000 154,795
Genmark Diagnostics (GNMK) Slansky Richard B CFO 25,000 105,000
Genmark Diagnostics (GNMK) Fox James DIR 23,810 100,002
Forbes Energy Services (FES) Forbes Charles C VP,COO,DIR 20,938 88,987
Source: Insider Insights
Brown Forman (BF-A) Holland Augusta Brown BO 318,200 30,315,144
Synageva Biopharma (GEVA) Akkaraju Srinivas O 342,278 13,601,665
Google (GOOG) Schmidt Eric E CB,DIR 20,000 11,414,154
Energy Partners (EPL) Carlson Capital BO 550,951 8,962,127
Network Equipment Technologies (NWK) Kopp Leroy C SEC 1,000,000 1,320,000
Fortinet (FTNT) Xie Michael VP,CTO,DIR 54,000 1,193,410
Dunkin Brands (DNKN) Luther Jon L DIR 24,000 844,990
Invesco Van Kampen Advantage Municipal Income Trus (VKI) Dammeyer Rodney F DIR 52,326 671,116
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Costin Roann DIR 10,000 639,575
Imperva (IMPV) Shulman Amichai CTO 20,000 572,800
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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