Insider Trading Alert - KMP, PEG And EPB Traded By Insiders

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 Energy Partners (KMP) - FREE Research Report

Kean Steven J who is President and COO at Kinder Morgan Energy Partners bought 6,600 shares at $75.50 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 10,830 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 156.03% with the 6,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.66, down $0.84, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,450
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,450
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 500

The average volume for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners has a market cap of $24.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 7.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. operates as a pipeline transportation and energy storage company in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan Energy Partners a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on KMP - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kinder Morgan Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kinder Morgan Energy Partners 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.

If you liked this article you might like

Best Of The Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 3 Companies: GOV, OHI, KMP

3 Energy Stocks Nudging The Industry Higher

3 Basic Materials Stocks On The Rise

3 Energy Stocks Moving The Industry Upward

What to Expect When Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) Reports Third-Quarter Earnings