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. 24, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $614.00 to $8,867,579,754,879.72. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Kinder Morgan (KMI) - FREE Research Report Kinder Richard D who is Chairman and CEO at Kinder Morgan bought 199,165 shares at $32.09 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 231.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.09% with the 199,165-share transaction. Sanders Dax who is Vice President, Corporate Dev. at Kinder Morgan bought 1,000 shares at $32.35 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Corporate Dev. owned 266,499 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.38% with the 1,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $32.31, down $0.04, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kinder Morgan go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
12-Week # shares bought: 849,309
24-Week # shares bought: 849,309
The average volume for Kinder Morgan has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $34.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns and operates energy transportation and storage assets in the United States and Canada. The company operates in six segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines KMP, CO2 KMP, Terminals KMP, Kinder Morgan Canada KMP, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on KMI - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kinder Morgan 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.