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. 2, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $27.14 to $240,355,139.71. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Copart (CPRT) - FREE Research Report Johnson Willis J who is Chairman of the Board at Copart bought 405,400 shares at $31.63 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 7.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.8% with the 405,400 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $33.00, up $1.37, or 4.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Copart go as follows:
12-Week # shares bought: 4,750
24-Week # shares bought: 14,350
24-Week # shares sold: 40,000
The average volume for Copart has been 526,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Copart has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 15.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Copart, Inc. provides online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company offers various services to process and sell vehicles over the Internet through its Virtual Bidding Second Generation Internet auction-style sales technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Copart a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on CPRT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Copart 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, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Copart 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.