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. 19, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $93.28 to $173,250,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report Johnson Margaret L who is Executive Vice President at Qualcomm sold 8,274 shares at $71.85 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 24,129 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.53% with the 8,274 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $71.64, down $0.21, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 16,321
12-Week # shares sold: 23,598
24-Week # shares sold: 30,016
The average volume for Qualcomm has been 10.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $121.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Qualcomm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on QCOM - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualcomm as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Qualcomm 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.