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, Feb. 21, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.40 to $9,872,759.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Janus Capital Group (JNS) - FREE Research Report Fredericks J Richard who is Director at Janus Capital Group bought 5,000 shares at $10.69 on Feb. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,674 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.16% with the 5,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $11.34, up $0.65, or 5.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Janus Capital Group go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 26,000
12-Week # shares bought: 26,000
24-Week # shares bought: 26,000
The average volume for Janus Capital Group has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Janus Capital Group has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 10.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Janus Capital Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company with approximately $167.7 billion in assets under management. It also provides retirement planning, investment planning, tax planning, investment for college, and tax planning services to its clients. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Janus Capital Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on JNS - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Janus Capital Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Janus Capital 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.