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. 28, 2014, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $440.99 to $7,539,344.56. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Brinker International (EAT) - FREE Research Report Thomson Roger F who is EVP, CAO, General Counsel at Brinker International sold 14,452 shares at $50.12 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, CAO, General Counsel owned 93,723 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.36% with the 14,452-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $48.08, down $2.04, or 4.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brinker International go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
4-Week # shares sold: 5,863
12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
12-Week # shares sold: 32,492
24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
24-Week # shares sold: 103,020
The average volume for Brinker International has been 948,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brinker International has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 5.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises full-service casual dining restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands primarily in the United States. As of September 25, 2013, it owned, operated, or franchised 1,596 restaurants. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on EAT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in net income. 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 Brinker International 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.