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. 5, 2013, 115 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $322.40 to $43,442,751.80. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Raymond James Financial (RJF) - FREE Research Report Trocin Jeffrey E who is Executive Vice President - RJF at Raymond James Financial bought 119 shares at $41.14 on Dec. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President - RJF owned 104,747 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.11% with the 119-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $48.67, up $7.53, or 15.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raymond James Financial go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 40,230
12-Week # shares sold: 40,230
24-Week # shares sold: 40,230
The average volume for Raymond James Financial has been 756,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Raymond James Financial has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 26.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Raymond James Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Raymond James Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on RJF - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raymond James Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Raymond James Financial 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.