Amid the meltdown in the subprime sector, insiders at Countrywide Financial Corp. -- including chairman and chief executive Angelo Mozilo -- have sold 7.8 million shares over the past six months, according to figures compiled by Thomson Financial.Based on an average share price of $37, that means insiders -- officers and directors alike -- have unloaded $288 million worth of stock. Since March 1, Mr. Mozilo has exercised options, selling 186,000 shares at a market price of $6.77 million. According to the Quarterly Data Report, Countrywide is the nation's largest subprime servicer, and third-largest funder. Countrywide recently disclosed that $22 billion, or 19%, of its subprime receivables are in some form of delinquency. Its shares now trade at $4 above its 52-week low. Its high is $45.

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