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. 26, 2013, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.20 to $90,570,406.95. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - FREE Research Report Kodosky Jeffrey L who is Director at National Instruments Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $31.13 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 977,180 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.41% with the 4,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $31.42, up $0.29, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
12-Week # shares sold: 43,271
24-Week # shares sold: 91,271
The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 394,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 21.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells tools to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software product for measurement and control; and LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA that are strategic modular software add-ons. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.0. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NATI - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Instruments Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full National Instruments Corporation 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.