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: Roper Industries (ROP) - FREE Research Report Wright Christopher who is Director at Roper Industries sold 750 shares at $126.25 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 89,599 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.83% with the 750 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $125.71, down $0.54, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Roper Industries go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
24-Week # shares sold: 18,000
The average volume for Roper Industries has been 373,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Roper Industries has a market cap of $12.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 12.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Roper Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes radio frequency (RF) products and services, industrial technology products, energy systems and controls, and medical and scientific imaging products and software. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Roper Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ROP - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Roper Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Roper Industries 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.