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. 10, 2013, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.60 to $313,828,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) - FREE Research Report Moison Franck J who is COO Emerging Mkts.& So. Pacif. at Colgate-Palmolive Company sold 797 shares at $58.38 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the COO Emerging Mkts.& So. Pacif. owned 160,173 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.5% with the 797 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $58.65, up $0.27, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Colgate-Palmolive Company go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 1,801
24-Week # shares sold: 9,751
The average volume for Colgate-Palmolive Company has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Colgate-Palmolive Company has a market cap of $54.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Colgate-Palmolive Company manufactures and markets a wide variety of products in the United States and around the world in two business segments: Oral, Personal, and Household Care; and Pet Nutrition. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Colgate-Palmolive Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on CL - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Colgate-Palmolive Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Colgate-Palmolive Company 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.