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  • Help Give Away More Free Stuff!

    Dear SA followers.

    This is a quick Instablog to ask if you can take 15 seconds to click the link below, and then click the "VOTE NOW" button that is displayed. needs 250 votes to qualify for consideration for a Chase Bank Mission Grant by the end of next week.

    Our grant proposal includes several projects, including accelerating the integration of 13D "Activist" filings in all or our data output--including our Free Insider Data.

    We can't offer any direct incentives for votes, but I can relay that we've committed in our Chase proposal to move a segment of our now paid-for Premium Insider Analytics to our Free Insider Data section if we get the grant, as a way to give back to the investment community.

    Heck, we may do it anyway without the grant if we see enough interest from our SA followers and other users of our Free Insider Products!

    So help us justify giving away more free stuff! Here's the link:

    Jonathan Moreland
    Director of Research

    Oct 07 1:28 PM | Link | Comment!
  • InsiderInsights TV Appearance: MNK, KMI, IDXX + We Want Your Feedback!

    We thought we would let our SA followers know of a 7 minute TV spot by Jonathan Moreland, Director of Research at, on Canada's Business News Network.

    It can be accessed by going to the Media Mentions page of, or directly from the BNN website.

    Mr. Moreland relays opinions on several stocks on InsiderInsights Recommended List, including Mallinckrodt Plc (NYSE:MNK), Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), and IDEXX Labs (NASDAQ:IDXX). He also leads with some market commentary.

    We are also soliciting feedback via a comment string at the bottom of our Daily Round Up for 8/29/14.

    The string originated with a couple SA users who did not find the article format useful. We believe we have explained our intent with the Daily Round Ups, but the format of these articles is hardly written in stone. Let us know how you think we can make them more useful.

    While we can't logically give away all of our real-time content and insider analytics for free (hey, we have to eat too), we are committed to increase the quality of insider-related content on SA. Help us with your comments.

    As a starter, do know that we intend to add insider screen articles and stock-specific insider pieces to our article stream. So even if you write nothing, more will be on its way in coming weeks.

    Best to all, and I approve this Instablog!

    Jonathan Moreland
    Director of Research

    Sep 08 12:24 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Top Insider Trades 6/19/14: AIRT, RCAP, PDI, SCBT

    Daily Top Insider Trades Instablog

    • Did you know? You could have seen the trades below within hours of being filed. If you want more Top Trades emailed 4 times a day, sign up for our Free Intra-Day Top Trades Alerts.

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

    Below are lists of the top 10 mainly open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday, June 19, 2014 as ranked by dollar value.

    Please note, however, that these are factual lists (with edits to remove some noise), not buy and sell recommendations. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction, and, frankly, often not even the most important metric that determines if an insider transaction is significant.

    We should also point out that we are presently in a slow filing time for insiders because many companies still have their trading windows closed to their executives until their June quarter earnings are released.

    But at, we find new investment ideas just about every day using these and more intricate insider screens to determine where we should focus our 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 good indicators of when real stock-moving events like earnings surprises, corporate actions, and new products may be in the offing.

    So use these regular blog posts 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 with any questions on our proprietary insider data, and how it is best analyzed.

    Insider Purchases
    Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
    Dollar Value
    Cascade InvBORepublic ServicesRSGB$8,007,053
    Gross William HOPimco Dyn Inc FdPDIB$335,189
    Ao Partners ICEO,DIR,BOAir TAIRTB$277,278
    Frost Phillip MdCEO,CB,BOOpko HealthOPKB$187,064
    Lazarus InvBOBarfresh FoodBRFHJB*$184,853
    Demere Robert H JrDIRFirst FinancialSCBTB$178,500
    Staw JonahDIRLands EndLEB$49,245
    Goldstein PhillipDIR,BOImperialIFTB$46,866
    Peterson Whitney EVP,GCMad Catz InteractiveMCZB$21,807
    Fisher Daniel JDIRFranklin FinancialFRAFJB*$19,630

    Source: | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes

    Insider Sales
    Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
    Dollar Value
    Schorsch NicholasCEO,DIR,BORcs CapitalRCAPJS*$95,175,000
    Ibp InvestmentBOInstalled Bldg ProdIBPJS*$57,000,000
    Cetus Capital IIBOInstalled Bldg ProdIBPJS*$39,187,500
    Sandberg SherylCOO,DIRFacebookFBAS$18,315,658
    Franklin ResBODynegyDYNS$15,725,337
    Hoffman ReidDIR,BOLinkedinLNKDAS$11,460,113
    Fisher Robert JDIR,BOGapGPSS$10,313,029
    McNamara MichaelCEO,DIRFlextronics IntlFLEXAS$3,583,838
    Peek Mark SCFOWorkdayWDAYAS$3,432,373

    Source: | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes

    Jun 19 10:59 PM | Link | Comment!
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