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. 10, 2013, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $495.90 to $1,382,884,839.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Kroger (KR) - FREE Research Report Perry M Marnette who is Senior Vice President at Kroger sold 10,000 shares at $40.35 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 127,015 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.3% with the 10,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $40.49, up $0.14, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kroger go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 3,675
24-Week # shares sold: 55,684
The average volume for Kroger has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kroger has a market cap of $21.0 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 55.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kroger a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on KR - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kroger as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Kroger 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.