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. 31, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $72.21 to $38,045,742.50. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) - FREE Research Report Berenson Richard A who is Director at Monro Muffler Brake sold 5,000 shares at $55.53 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,199 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.55% with the 5,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $55.36, down $0.17, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monro Muffler Brake go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
24-Week # shares sold: 16,000
The average volume for Monro Muffler Brake has been 246,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monro Muffler Brake has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 1.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. provides automotive undercar repair and tire services in the United States. It offers a range of services on passenger cars, light trucks, and vans for brakes; mufflers and exhaust systems; and steering, drive train, suspension, and wheel alignment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Monro Muffler Brake a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on MNRO - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monro Muffler Brake as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monro Muffler Brake 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.
Monro Muffler (MNRO) stock is sharply lower Thursday afternoon after the automotive repair chain posted weaker-than-expected results for the 2016 fiscal fourth quarter and provided a disappointing outlook.