Insider Trading activities of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc insiders.

Monthly summaries of insider trading activities (stock purchases, sales, and option exercises) reported by insiders of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc since 2005 are illustrated in Table 1 and Table 2. Table 1 shows the monthly insider trading data of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc since year 2005. Table 2 shows the detailed insider transactions of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc since 2005. The reporting company's ticker symbol is PSY. The reporting company's CIK number is 1215664.
The total value of stock buying since 2005 is $2,566,647.
The total value of stock sales since 2005 is $93,303.
The total value of stock option exercises since 2005 is $0.


Table 1. Monthly summaries of insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises for Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc (PSY).
Trading Period Insider Buying Insider Sales Option Exercises
year-month Shares Value Shares Value Shares Value
2011-01 518 $5,042 518 $4,995 0 $0
2010-12 5,000 $47,280 5,000 $47,050 0 $0
2010-10 1,138 $12,079 1,138 $12,028 0 $0
2010-01 100 $997 0 $0 0 $0
2008-12 0 $0 500 $3,318 0 $0
2008-09 1,700 $13,906 0 $0 0 $0
2008-02 100 $1,603 900 $15,517 0 $0
2007-12 12,782 $191,550 0 $0 0 $0
2007-11 29,600 $473,359 0 $0 0 $0
2007-10 97,700 $1,684,163 0 $0 0 $0
2007-09 500 $8,825 0 $0 0 $0
2007-06 1,500 $29,137 0 $0 0 $0
2007-05 0 $0 500 $10,395 0 $0
2006-11 500 $10,090 0 $0 0 $0
2005-07 100 $2,232 0 $0 0 $0
2005-06 690 $14,303 0 $0 0 $0
2005-05 3,300 $72,081 0 $0 0 $0

Table 2. Detailed insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc insiders (PSY)
  Trade Date   Insider Name Trade Type     Shares       Price ($)   Value ($)
2011-01-21 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Buy 118 9.68 1,142
2011-01-21 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Sale 118 9.58 1,130
2011-01-18 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Buy 400 9.75 3,900
2011-01-18 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Sale 400 9.66 3,865
2010-12-15 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Buy 5,000 9.46 47,280
2010-12-15 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Sale 5,000 9.41 47,050
2010-10-12 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Buy 1,138 10.62 12,079
2010-10-12 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (10% Owner) Sale 1,138 10.57 12,028
2010-01-15 Gabbay Henry (Director) Buy 100 9.98 997
2008-12-29 Chen Daniel I (Other) Sale 500 6.64 3,318
2008-09-30 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 1,700 8.18 13,906
2008-02-15 Harris Jerrold B (Director) Buy 100 16.03 1,603
2008-02-05 Kester W Carl (Director) Sale 900 17.24 15,517
2007-12-21 Cavanagh Richard (Director) Buy 100 15.47 1,547
2007-12-20 Beckwith George Nicholas Iii (Director) Buy 100 15.34 1,534
2007-12-14 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 7,582 14.87 112,744
2007-12-11 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 5,000 15.14 75,725
2007-11-23 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 2,000 15.54 31,080
2007-11-21 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 2,000 15.49 30,980
2007-11-19 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 1,600 15.76 25,216
2007-11-15 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 4,000 15.68 62,740
2007-11-13 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 4,000 15.77 63,080
2007-11-07 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 8,000 16.13 129,015
2007-11-06 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 8,000 16.41 131,248
2007-10-29 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 16,000 16.81 268,960
2007-10-19 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 3,200 16.92 54,128
2007-10-18 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 21,000 17.17 360,486
2007-10-17 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 2,000 17.16 34,320
2007-10-16 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 19,000 17.21 326,933
2007-10-15 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 20,000 17.43 348,519
2007-10-04 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 7,000 17.63 123,410
2007-10-03 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 5,000 17.61 88,050
2007-10-01 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 4,500 17.64 79,357
2007-09-26 Chen Daniel I (Other) Buy 500 17.65 8,825
2007-06-26 Amero Scott (Other) Buy 1,500 19.42 29,137
2007-05-01 Chen Daniel I (Other) Sale 500 20.79 10,395
2006-11-30 Chen Daniel I (Other) Buy 500 20.18 10,090
2005-07-25 Musmanno Thomas (Portfolio Manager) Buy 100 22.32 2,232
2005-06-23 Robards Karen P (Director) Buy 690 20.73 14,303
2005-05-23 Flynn James T (Director) Buy 3,300 21.84 72,081

Insider trading activities including stock purchases, stock sales, and option exercises of PSY listed in the above tables cannot be completely guaranteed as to their accuracy. For more insider trading information of Preferred Income Strategies Fund Inc (symbol PSY, CIK number 1215664) see the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.