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, Oct. 1, 2013, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4.49 to $3,242,400,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Sapient Corporation (SAPE) - FREE Research Report Moore J Stuart who is Director at Sapient Corporation sold 100,000 shares at $15.84 on Oct. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.46% with the 100,000 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $15.70, down $0.14, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sapient Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 415,800
12-Week # shares sold: 588,800
24-Week # shares sold: 588,800
The average volume for Sapient Corporation has been 724,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sapient Corporation has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 50.76% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Sapient Corporation provides various services that enable clients to leverage marketing and technology to transform their businesses in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: SapientNitro, Sapient Global Markets, and Sapient Government Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.2. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Sapient Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SAPE - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sapient Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Sapient Corporation 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.