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 6, 2014, 101 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $393.74 to $268,715,620.68. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Waste Connections (WCN) - FREE Research Report Hansen Eric who is Vice President at Waste Connections sold 4,965 shares at $43.74 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 17,652 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.95% with the 4,965-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $44.22, up $0.48, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Connections go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 8,259
12-Week # shares sold: 8,259
24-Week # shares sold: 68,560
The average volume for Waste Connections has been 715,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Connections has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 0.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.7. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on WCN - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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 Waste Connections 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.