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, Nov. 5, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.32 to $1,887,935,195.16. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: American Electric Power (AEP) - FREE Research Report Barton Lisa M who is Executive Vice President at American Electric Power sold 2,240 shares at $47.03 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 1 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 99.98% with the 2,240 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $46.26, down $0.77, or 1.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Electric Power go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,931
12-Week # shares sold: 2,931
24-Week # shares sold: 28,006
The average volume for American Electric Power has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Electric Power has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 10.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power to retail customers. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear energy, and hydroelectric energy. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate American Electric Power a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on AEP - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Electric Power as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full American Electric Power 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.