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. 20, 2013, 164 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $442.90 to $580,709,873.28. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report Stern Marc I who is Director at Qualcomm sold 42,000 shares at $71.80 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 367,156 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.27% with the 42,000 share transaction. Aberle Derek K who is EVP & Group President at Qualcomm sold 14,618 shares at $72.10 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Group President owned 2,451 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 85.64% with the 14,618 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $70.96, down $1.14, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 24,595
12-Week # shares sold: 31,872
24-Week # shares sold: 38,290
The average volume for Qualcomm has been 10.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $121.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 16.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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.