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. 18, 2013, 188 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $499.99 to $6,605,383,701.40. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Blackstone Group (BX) - FREE Research Report Parrett William G who is Director at Blackstone Group sold 10,000 shares at $27.38 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 55,969 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.16% with the 10,000 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $27.11, down $0.27, or 1% since the insider transaction. The average volume for Blackstone Group has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Blackstone Group has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 75.37% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Blackstone Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on BX - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Blackstone Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Blackstone Group 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.