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  • Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 8/25/14, 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);
  • Rex Energy (NASDAQ:REXX);
  • Opko Health (NYSE:OPK), and;
  • Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • LV Railway Express (OTCQB:XTRN);
  • PHI, Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII);
  • Pimco C&I Strategy Fund (NYSE:PCN);
  • Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL);
  • ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS);
  • Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA);
  • Pandora Media (NYSE:P);
  • Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM);
  • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL);
  • Dolby Labs (NYSE:DLB), and;
  • Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII).

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

  • Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN);
  • Transdigm Group (NYSE:TDG), and;
  • Cytec Industries (NYSE:CYT).

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
1Shaner Lance TDIRRex EnergyREXXB$3,310,648
2Howley W NicholasCEO,DIRTransdigm GroupTDGB$2,002,697
3Cascade InvBORepublic ServicesRSGB$1,249,039
4Gonsoulin AltonCEO,DIR,BOPHIPHIIJB*,B$1,247,359
5Axon Thomas JCB,PR,BOFranklin CreditFCRMJB*$900,000
6Gross William HOPimco C&I Strategy FundPCNB$593,779
7Frost Phillip MdCEO,CB,BOOpko HealthOPKB$272,965
8Ardsley AdvisoryBOSaba SoftwareSABAB$164,058
9Lamphere GilbertDIR,BOLV Railway ExpressXTRNJB*$150,000
10Ferguson RichardVPCytec IndustriesCYTB$149,804

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
1Raymond JohnDIRPlains All American PipelinePAAS$15,061,502
2Bay City CapitalBOEpizymeEPZMS$12,459,906
3Lawlor AugustineDIRCardiovascular SystemsCSIIS$10,132,642
4Lauren FamilyBORalph LaurenRLAS$8,474,174
5Freda FabrizioCEO,DIREstee LauderELAS$5,478,596
6Crosslink CapitalOPandora MediaPS$3,872,240
7Dolby DagmarBODolby LabsDLBAS$3,717,552
8Hanning FranzPR,CEOWyndham WorldwideWYNAS$3,180,080
9Barris Peter JBOTableau SoftwareDATAS$3,178,419
10Hovde Eric DDIRePlusPLUSS$2,860,452 | 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.

Editor's Note: This article covers one or more stocks trading at less than $1 per share and/or with less than a $100 million market cap. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.

Source: Daily Round Up 8/25/14: REXX, OPK, DATA, RSG