Insiders Trading CHK, DORM, ETE, SOPW

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 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.
Hampton Roads Bankshares (HMPR) Acmo Hr DIR,BO 19,197,432 13,438,202
Hampton Roads Bankshares (HMPR) Carlyle Management BO 18,520,748 12,964,523
Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) Warren Kelcy L DIR,BO 239,975 9,473,315
Solar Power (SOPW) Ldk Solar BO 9,771,223 4,397,051
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Miller Merrill A Jr DIR 27,700 498,462
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Martin R Brad DIR 20,000 355,000
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip MD et al CEO,CB,BO 77,500 353,400
Omeros (OMER) Demopulos Peter A Md DIR 14,635 150,009
Gp Strategies (GPX) Sagard Capital BO 6,750 113,603
Global Income Fund (GIFD) Winmill & Co O 20,500 83,390
Source: Insider Insights
Google (GOOG) Schmidt Eric E CB,DIR 23,793 13,384,162
Apollo (APOL) Sperling John G CB,DIR 150,000 5,336,280
Dorman Products (DORM) Berman Steven L CEO,DIR,BO 128,991 3,028,711
Aarons (AAN) Loudermilk R Charles Sr CB,DIR 97,721 2,639,568
Primoris Services (PRIM) Pratt Brian CB,CEO,PR,BO 149,792 1,807,987
Netsuite (N) Dilley Timothy VP 30,000 1,590,000
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 27,000 1,458,746
Hollyfrontier (HFC) Aron Doug S VP,CFO 35,000 1,252,629
Kilroy Realty (KRC) Kilroy John B Jr PR,CEO,DIR 20,109 932,052
Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR) Evans Gary C CB,CEO,DIR 200,000 811,000
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.

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