Insiders Trading IMAX, TOL, HSON, ENSG

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 Wednesday, July 11, 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.
IMAX (IMAX) Douglas Kevin BO 326,400 7,499,534
Hometrust Bancshares (HTBI) Broadwell F Edward Jr CEO,DIR 179,500 1,795,000
Hometrust Bancshares (HTBI) Stonestreet Dana L PR,COO,DIR 177,090 1,770,900
Hudson Global (HSON) Sagard Capital BO 150,000 605,500
Hometrust Bancshares (HTBI) Vuncannon Tony J VP,CFO 28,925 289,250
Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Reiling Mark W VP 18,000 140,940
First Opportunity Fund (FOFI) Adams Nicholas C FO 13,500 97,751
Jth Holding (LTAXA) Wheaton James J GC,VP 4,000 53,625
Casablanca Mining (CUAU) De Maison Angelique DIR,BO 51,250 45,770
Shuffle Master (SHFL) Raney Eileen F DIR 3,000 40,977
Source: Insider Insights
Google (GOOG) Page Lawrence CEO,DIR,BO 27,778 15,834,433
Toll Brothers (TOL) Toll Bruce E DIR 300,000 9,037,800
Brown Forman (BFB) Barzun Brooke Brown BO 66,054 6,197,396
Ensign (ENSG) Christensen Roy E CB,DIR 88,712 2,458,189
Stryker (SYK) Stryker Ronda E DIR 18,000 956,356
Cornerstone Ondemand (CSOD) Miller Adam L CEO,DIR,BO 33,160 753,012
Iridium Communications (IRDM) Greenhill & Co O 65,000 614,064
Qlt (QLTI) Clarke C Boyd O 75,450 574,751
Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC) Virginia Retirement System BO 47,866 468,589
Aerovironment (AVAV) Conver Timothy E CB,CEO,BO 16,600 417,158
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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