Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, Sept. 4, 2013, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $375.00 to $6,781,627.44. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Ross Stores (ROST) - FREE Research Report Rentler Barbara who is President, Chief Merch Officer at Ross Stores sold 25,000 shares at $68.56 on Sept. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Chief Merch Officer owned 405,167 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.81% with the 25,000 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $69.49, up $0.93, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ross Stores go as follows:
24-Week # shares sold: 55,785
The average volume for Ross Stores has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $14.9 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 25.99% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Ross Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ROST - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ross Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ross Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.