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, Feb. 18, 2014, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.70 to $268,110,200.60. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Landstar System (LSTR) - FREE Research Report Gerkens Henry H who is Chairman & CEO at Landstar System sold 30,000 shares at $58.78 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 82,978 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.55% with the 30,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $59.02, up $0.24, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Landstar System go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 25,883
24-Week # shares sold: 25,883
The average volume for Landstar System has been 327,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Landstar System has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 2.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Landstar System, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides freight transportation services and supply chain solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Transportation Logistics and Insurance. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Landstar System a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on LSTR - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Landstar System as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Landstar System 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.