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. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 51 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $8,688,240.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) - FREE Research Report Pippins Dakota A who is Director at Hormel Foods Corporation sold 1,725 shares at $44.92 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,106 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.76% with the 1,725-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $45.36, up $0.44, or 0.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hormel Foods Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,400
12-Week # shares sold: 2,400
24-Week # shares sold: 2,400
The average volume for Hormel Foods Corporation has been 684,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hormel Foods Corporation has a market cap of $11.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 0.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Hormel Foods Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HRL - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hormel Foods Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Hormel Foods 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.