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, Dec. 4, 2013, 189 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $160.56 to $35,901,027,172.20. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: American Campus Communities (ACC) - FREE Research Report Graf Jonathan Albert who is Executive VP and CFO at American Campus Communities bought 3,000 shares at $32.00 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 79,292 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.93% with the 3,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $32.12, up $0.12, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Campus Communities go as follows:
12-Week # shares bought: 1,900
12-Week # shares sold: 1,109
24-Week # shares bought: 9,200
24-Week # shares sold: 1,109
The average volume for American Campus Communities has been 886,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Campus Communities has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 29.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. American Campus Communities, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate American Campus Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ACC - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Campus Communities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and disappointing return on equity. Get the full American Campus Communities 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.