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Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on Friday, July 25, 2014, based on dollar value.

Dollar values often do not equate with significance when it comes to insider trades.

Proprietary Insider Company Ratings are further given for selected companies.

I cannot repeat enough that dollar value is only one metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction. InsiderInsights calculates Insider Filer Statistics in real time, and formulates Insider Company Ratings based on numerous behavioral factors, so our clients can separate real investment intelligence from time-wasting noise.

On Today's Tables:

Insider trades were rated Significant at :

  • Nexpoint Cr St Fd (NYSE:NHF), and;
  • Pimco Dyn Inc Fd (NYSE:PDI).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Bank of NY (NYSE:BK).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Wilshire Bancorp (NASDAQ:WIBC);
  • Rand Capital (NASDAQ:RAND);
  • Mattersight (NASDAQ:MATR);
  • La Jolla Pharm (OTC:LJPC);
  • Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU);
  • Hanmi Financial (NASDAQ:HAFC);
  • Seagate Tech (NASDAQ:STX);
  • Silvercrest Asset Mgt (NASDAQ:SAMG);
  • Manpowergroup (NYSE:MAN);
  • Karyopharm (NASDAQ:KPTI);
  • Gold Resource (NGORO);
  • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB);
  • Emerge Energy (NYSE:EMES), and;
  • Salesforce Com (NYSE:CRM).

There is a Conflicted Insider Signal at:

  • Hittite Microwave (NASDAQ:HITT).

The Insider Purchases at Tubemogul (NASDAQ:TUBE) were associated with its recent IPO. These were nice to see--especially since William Elmore's well-consider Foundation Capital is one of the institutions filing a substantial long position in the stock. But it's still difficult to argue significance for transactions by insiders of unseasoned shares.

For more on how to profit from our Daily Round Up tables and analyze insider data, see references below.

Insider Purchases
#:Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
Dollar Value
1Foundation CapitalBOTubemogulTUBEJB*$19,999,994
2BarclaysBOHittite MicrowaveHITTB$2,710,904
3Gross William HOPimco Dyn Inc FdPDIB$2,415,338
4Dondero James DONexpoint Cr St FdNHFJB*$1,357,866
5Investor Gr CapBOMattersightMATRJB*$500,000
6Tidmarsh GeorgeCEO,DIR,BOLa Jolla PharmLJPCJB*$199,500
7Kum Chong GukCEO,DIRHanmi FinancialHAFCB$183,313
8Yoo Jae WhanCEO,DIRWilshire BancorpWIBCB$105,149
9Utility ServiceBORand CapitalRANDB$75,687
10Shaw Donald FDIRKewaunee ScientificKEQUB$44,750

Source: | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes :
B =Open-market Buy; AB=10b5-1 (automatic) Buy; JB*=Buy indicated as being open-market, but not confirmed by trading price range and volume for the session.

Insider Sales
#:Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
Dollar Value
2Luczo Stephen JCB,CEOSeagate TechSTXS$17,701,800
3Hochschild MiningBOGold ResourceGOROS$17,373,140
4Insight Equity MgtDIR,BOEmerge EnergyEMESJS*$15,379,984
5Est of G Moffett CochranBOSilvercrest Asset MgtSAMGJS*$14,310,000
6Joerres Jeffrey ACB,DIRManpowergroupMANS$13,204,023
7Gibbons Thomas PVCB,CFOBank of NYBKS$5,680,503
8BarclaysBOHittite MicrowaveHITTS$4,027,761
9Benioff MarcCB,CEOSalesforce ComCRMAS$3,244,547
10Fischer David BVP,SO,PTFacebookFBS$2,622,600 | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes :
S =Open-market Sale; AS=10b5-1 (automatic) Sale; JS*=Sale indicated as being open-market, but not confirmed by trading price range and volume for the session.

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An important note from Jonathan Moreland, founder of

In a victory for common sense, it's been proven profitable -- by both academic studies and (more importantly) the experience of your fellow professional investors -- to monitor the trading behavior of company executives, directors, and large shareholders in the stocks of firms of which they're registered as "insiders".

Please note, however, that the lists above are strictly factual; they are not buy and sell recommendations.

At, our clients find new investment ideas every day using more intricate insider screens to determine where they should focus their subsequent fundamental and technical analysis. And while stocks don't (or shouldn't) move up or down based on insider activity alone, insiders tend to be profitable indicators of when real stock-moving events like earnings surprises, corporate actions, and new products may be in the offing.

So use these daily articles as the initial research tools they are meant to be, and click the links in the tables to analyze a company's or insider's full insider history. Also feel free to email us with any questions on our proprietary insider data, filer statistics, and company ratings.

I should also relay that you could have seen the trades on today's Daily Round Up tables within hours of being filed, by signing up for our Free Intra-Day Top Trades Alerts.

Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. The author wrote this article themselves, and it expresses their own opinions. The author is not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). The author has no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.