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. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 132 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $13.05 to $156,271,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: J.M. Smucker (SJM) - FREE Research Report Belgya Mark R who is Sr. VP & CFO at J.M. Smucker sold 2,043 shares at $107.45 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & CFO owned 48,815 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.02% with the 2,043 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $106.58, down $0.87, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for J.M. Smucker go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 8,157
12-Week # shares sold: 35,554
24-Week # shares sold: 36,154
The average volume for J.M. Smucker has been 539,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.M. Smucker has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. The J. M. Smucker Company engages in manufacturing and marketing branded food products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Retail Coffee; U.S. Retail Consumer Foods; and International, Foodservice, and Natural Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate J.M. Smucker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SJM - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates J.M. Smucker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full J.M. Smucker 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.