These are insider transactions of 500 shares or more for publicly held companies based in Maryland or having substantial operations here. Insiders are officers, directors or owners of 10 percent or more of a corporation's stock.
John L. Sams, president, purchased 10,000 shares of common stock at between $1.63 and $1.81 each from June 9 to June 13, now holds 10,000.
General Motors Corp.
Eric A. Feldstein, vice president, exercised an option for 3,259 shares of common stock at $33.17 each May 18, and sold 3,259 shares at $88.91 each May 18 and now directly and indirectly holds 10,321.
Craig R. Smith, chairman, exercised an option for 8,468 shares of common at between $12.88 and $14.92 each June 29, and now directly and indirectly holds 348,550.
Host Marriott Corp.
Richard E. Marriott, chairman, sold 42,000 shares of common at $9.50 each June 2 and now directly and indirectly holds 11,612,288.
Legg Mason Inc.
Edmund J. Cashman, director, exercised an option for 10,666 shares of common at $10.59 each June 15 and sold 10,000 shares at $51.77 each June 19. Cashman turned in 2,233 shares, now holds 364,365.
James W. Brinkley, director, sold 15,000 shares of common at $48.51 each June 5, now holds 656,142.
Todd Clist, divisional officer, sold 2,202 shares of Class A common at $37 each June 9, now holds 116,901.
Insider Trading is written by First Call/Thomson Financial of Rockville.