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, Jan. 15, 2014, 61 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $15.70 to $288,360,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: FactSet Research Systems (FDS) - FREE Research Report Laird Joseph E Jr who is Director at FactSet Research Systems sold 4,500 shares at $107.70 on Jan. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4,500-share transaction. Hadley Philip A who is CEO & Chairman at FactSet Research Systems sold 115,000 shares at $107.61 on Jan. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 839,140 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.05% with the 115,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $107.51, down $0.10, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FactSet Research Systems go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 833
12-Week # shares sold: 833
24-Week # shares sold: 2,833
The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 317,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 0.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate FactSet Research Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on FDS - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates FactSet Research Systems 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full FactSet Research Systems 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.