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The following is a list of major insider buys over the last week. For each company, we'll list the individual involved. We'll also discuss value of investment, and short float data. All data sourced from the SEC.

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1. Motorola Inc. (MOT): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $17,924B. Carl Icahn (10% Owner) bought $86,207,525 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 1.75%, which implies a short ratio of 1.33 days.

2. Chindex International Inc. (CHDX): Medical Equipment Wholesale Industry. Market cap of $199.02M. Fosun Industrial Co., Ltd (10% Owner) bought $13,995,330 worth of stock on August 27. Short float at 4.73%, which implies a short ratio of 4.66 days.

3. Valence Technology Inc. (VLNC): Industrial Electrical Equipment Industry. Market cap of $101.19M. Carl E Berg (Director) bought $5,508,390 worth of stock on August 26. Short float at 13.73%, which implies a short ratio of 15.4 days.

4. Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (CGX): Business Services Industry. Market cap of $483.02M. Joe Davis (CEO & Chairman of the Board) bought $5,467,047 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 4.74%, which implies a short ratio of 4.69 days.

5. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUXL): Drug Related Products Industry. Market cap of $1,242B. Baker Brothers Life Sciences C (10% Owner) bought $2,819,555 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 25.25%, which implies a short ratio of 14.3 days.

6. Level 3 Communications Inc. (LVLT): Diversified Communication Services Industry. Market cap of $1,715B. Walter Scott Jr. (Director) bought $1,653,750 worth of stock on August 25. Short float at 6.17%, which implies a short ratio of 9.15 days.

7. ADPT Corp (OTC:ADPT): Computer Based Systems Industry. Market cap of $350.1M. STEEL PARTNERS II LP (10% Owner) bought $2,030,839 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 2.72%, which implies a short ratio of 1.55 days.

8. America's Car-Mart Inc. (CRMT): Auto Dealerships Industry. Market cap of $280.53M. Williams Sam (Director) bought $1,336,358 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 4.19%, which implies a short ratio of 5.07 days.

9. Tyco Electronics, Ltd. (TEL): Diversified Electronics Industry. Market cap of $11,147B. Frederic M Poses (Director) bought $1,019,648 worth of stock on August 26. Short float at .8%, which implies a short ratio of 1.21 days.

10. Complete Production Services, Inc. (CPX): Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Industry. Market cap of $1,338B. Harold Hamm (Director) bought $1,001,880 worth of stock on August 26. Short float at 6.67%, which implies a short ratio of 2.72 days.

11. German American Bancorp Inc. (GABC): Regional Bank. Market cap of $176.38M. Thomas Seger (Director) bought $791,151 worth of stock on August 27. Short float at 4.58%, which implies a short ratio of 29.27 days.

12. Texas Industries Inc. (TXI): Cement Industry. Market cap of $856.52M. NNS Holding (10% Owner) bought $1,270,237 worth of stock over the last week. Short float at 18.44%, which implies a short ratio of 11.74 days.

13. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (OTC:LNET): CATV Systems Industry. Market cap of $61.47M. PAR INVESTMENT PARTNERS LP (10% Owner) bought $434,116 worth of stock on August 25. Short float at 18.76%, which implies a short ratio of 10.96 days.

14. Continental Resources Inc. (CLR): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $6,956B. Harold Hamm (CEO & Chairman) bought $391,200 worth of stock on August 25. Short float at 12.28%, which implies a short ratio of 4.48 days.

15. Entercom Communications Corp. (ETM): Radio Industry. Market cap of $196.31M. Joseph M Field (Chairman) bought $321,618 worth of stock on August 30. Short float at 9.16%, which implies a short ratio of 5.68 days.

Disclosure: No positions

Source: Top 15 Insider Buys This Past Week