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. 19, 2014, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $21.54 to $422,568,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Principal Financial Group (PFG) - FREE Research Report Ferro Dennis H who is Director at Principal Financial Group sold 1,000 shares at $44.80 on Feb. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,469 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.91% with the 1,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $44.16, down $0.64, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. The average volume for Principal Financial Group has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Principal Financial Group has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 9.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates in four segments: Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Principal Financial Group a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on PFG - FREE TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Principal Financial Group 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Principal Financial Group 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.
- 4-Week # shares sold: 21,500
- 12-Week # shares sold: 21,500
- 24-Week # shares sold: 28,500
- 4-Week # shares sold: 4,632
- 12-Week # shares sold: 7,379
- 24-Week # shares sold: 21,590