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: Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report Clayton John Dewey who is EVP & Chief Operating Officer at Rosetta Resources sold 25,000 shares at $48.97 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 91,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.37% with the 25,000 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $48.75, down $0.22, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 34,717
12-Week # shares sold: 59,742
24-Week # shares sold: 59,742
The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 811,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. It owns producing and non-producing oil and gas properties primarily located in South Texas, including the Eagle Ford area. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ROSE - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Rosetta Resources 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.