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, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) - FREE Research Report Wallace Richard P who is President and CEO at KLA-Tencor Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $64.17 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 20,527 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.35% with the 20,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $66.04, up $1.87, or 2.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 6,965
12-Week # shares sold: 7,313
24-Week # shares sold: 14,280
The average volume for KLA-Tencor Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $10.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 1.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate KLA-Tencor Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on KLAC - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor Corporation 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 reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full KLA-Tencor Corporation 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.