Insiders Trading NAV, CACC, PAY, EL

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, July 10, 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) Rachesky Mark H Md BO 914,163 21,542,420
Verifone Systems (PAY) Bergeron Douglas CEO,DIR 155,000 5,037,702
Dynegy (DYN) Litespeed Management BO 3,501,854 1,870,371
Opko Health (OPK) Frost Phillip MD et al CEO,CB,BO 45,000 208,776
Global Income Fund (GIFD) Winmill & Co O 12,206 49,434
Casey Container (CSEY) Neild Terry William DIR,BO 122,833 25,792
Spire (SPIR) Henseler Udo DIR 20,363 12,959
LMP Capital & Inc Fund (SCD) Vanderlee Peter O 800 10,340
School Specialty (SCHS) Hughes Gerald T O 1,000 3,640
China Information Tech (CNIT) Lin Jiang Huai CEO,DIR,BO 3,565 3,565
Source: Insider Insights
Credit Acceptance (CACC) Vassalluzzo Scott J BO,DIR 644,124 54,396,273
Visa (V) Saunders Joseph W CB,CEO,DIR 264,959 32,566,110
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence CEO,DIR,BO 27,778 16,248,414
Linkedin (LNKD) Sordello Steven J VP,CFO 44,600 4,617,773
Estee Lauder Companies (EL) Freda Fabrizio PR,CEO,DIR 39,546 2,109,362
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Virginia Retirement System BO 75,916 742,459
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals (SOMX) Mpm Bioventures Iii Qp BO 2,295,791 694,068
Generac (GNRC) Tabat Dawn COO 30,000 673,000
Wiley John & Sons (JWA) Arlington William J VP,HR 7,341 359,929
Morningstar (MORN) Phillips Donald James II PR,DIR 5,000 297,986
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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