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. 12, 2013, 237 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $356,344,136.36. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Middleby Corporation (MIDD) - FREE Research Report Streeter Sabin C who is Director at Middleby Corporation sold 700 shares at $220.00 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,900 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.85% with the 700 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $217.90, down $2.10, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Middleby Corporation go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 28,650
24-Week # shares sold: 224,229
The average volume for Middleby Corporation has been 95,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Middleby Corporation has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 70.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. The Middleby Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services commercial foodservice and food processing equipment in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Middleby Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on MIDD - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Middleby Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Middleby 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.