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  • Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 8/11/14, 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 :

  • Republic Services (NYSE:RSG);
  • Pimco Dyn Inc Fd (NYSE:PDI), and;
  • Pimco Ca Mu Inc (NYSE:PCQ).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Annaly Capital (NYSE:NLY);
  • At & T (NYSE:T), and;
  • Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Weight Watchers Intl (NYSE:WTW);
  • Theravance (NASDAQ:THRX);
  • Genco Shipping (GNK);
  • Avnet (NYSE:AVT);
  • Channeladvisor (NYSE:ECOM);
  • Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN);
  • Palo Alto Net (NYSE:PANW);
  • Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU);
  • J2 Global (NASDAQ:JCOM);
  • Google (NASDAQ:GOOG);
  • Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST);
  • Berry Plastics (NYSE:BERY), and;
  • Apt Inv & Mgt (NYSE:AIV).

There is a Conflicted Insider Signal (both purchases & sales) at:

  • Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW).

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
1Lawrence JamesDIRAvnetAVTB$7,913,130
2Westend S ABOWeight WatchersWTWB$5,853,671
3Strategic ValueBOGenco ShippingGNKJB*$4,859,669
5Cascade InvBORepublic SvsRSGB$3,091,238
6Singh R NicholasLOAnnaly CapitalNLYB$1,407,105
7Cooper MiltonCB,DIRKimco RealtyKIMB$1,111,000
8Rose Matthew KDIRAt & TTB$1,039,497
9Gross William HOPimco Ca Mu IncPCQB$744,773
10Gross William HOPimco Dyn Inc FdPDIB$534,923

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
1Apollo Mgt GpBOBerry PlasticsBERYJS*$360,104,928
2Page LawrenceCEO,DIR,BOGoogleGOOGAS$19,091,108
3Considine TerryCB,CEOApt Inv & MgtAIVS$3,287,206
4Menzies D StephenVPTrinity IndustriesTRNS$2,948,917
5Zuk NirCTO,DIRPalo Alto NetPANWAS$2,410,390
6Turicchi R ScottPRJ2 GlobalJCOMS$2,318,950
7Hower RobertDIRChanneladvisorECOMS$2,235,245
8Ruiz FernandoVP,TRDow ChemicalDOWAS$1,820,000
9McKay John DVPCostco WholesaleCOSTS$1,427,280
10Butler Gregory BVP,GCNortheast UtilitiesNUS$1,275,207 | 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.

Did you miss our Previous Daily Round Up?

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.

Source: Daily Round Up: 8/11/14