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  • Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 8/27/14, 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:

  • Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO);
  • Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), and;
  • Ciber (NYSE:CBR).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Penn Virginia (NYSE:PVA);
  • Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN);
  • Altisource Asset Mgt (NYSEMKT:AAMC);
  • Relypsa (NASDAQ:RLYP), and;
  • Artisan Partners (NYSE:APAM).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Xzeres (OTCQB:XPWR);
  • State Auto Finl (NASDAQ:STFC);
  • Covidien (NYSE:COV);
  • Scripps Networks (NYSE:SNI);
  • Pandora Media (NYSE:P);
  • L Brands (NYSE:LB);
  • Intercept Pharm (NASDAQ:ICPT);
  • Google (NASDAQ:GOOG);
  • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), and;
  • Achillion Pharm (NASDAQ:ACHN).

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

  • Hunt JB Trans (NASDAQ:JBHT).

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
1Cascade InvBORepublic ServicesRSGB$18,231,262
2Luxor CapitalBOAltisource Asset MgtAAMCB$1,990,416
3Velasco German Larrea MotaCB,DIRSouthern CopperSCCOB$1,462,050
4Debruce PaulBOXzeresXPWRJB*$898,530
5Nodelman OlegDIRKindred BiosciencesKINB$895,093
6White John ADIRHunt JB TransJBHTB$595,764
7Stevenson BobbyDIRCiberCBRB$306,263
8Lannum Coleman NVPCovidienCOVB$151,825
9Whitehead H BairdCEO,DIRPenn VirginiaPVAB$146,688
10State Auto Mut InsBOState Auto FinlSTFCB$136,616

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
1Wexner Leslie HCB,CEO,BOL BrandsLBJS*$125,280,000
2Schmidt Eric ECB,DIRGoogleGOOGAS$54,321,270
3Orbimed AdvisorsDIRIntercept PharmICPTS$33,161,088
4Silverstein JonathanDIRIntercept PharmICPTS$33,161,088
5Ra Capital MgtBOAchillion PharmACHNS$30,710,608
6Coxe TenchDIRArtisan PartnersAPAMS$28,408,972
7Sandberg SherylCOO,DIRFacebookFBAS$21,247,896
8Scripps CynthiaBOScripps NetworksSNIS$16,152,337
95am Partners IIBORelypsaRLYPS$11,477,389
10Crosslink CapitalOPandora MediaPS$6,789,319 | 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 8/27/14: Southern Copper, Republic Services, CIBER, Penn Virginia