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. 17, 2013, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $69.90 to $563,062,500.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) - FREE Research Report Lesjak Catherine A who is Evp & Cfo at Hewlett-Packard sold 8,745 shares at $26.77 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cfo owned 41,357 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.45% with the 8,745-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $26.98, up $0.21, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hewlett-Packard go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
24-Week # shares sold: 24,000
The average volume for Hewlett-Packard has been 16.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $51.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 92.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hewlett-Packard a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HPQ - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Hewlett-Packard 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.