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, March 7, 2014, 162 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $252.67 to $79,694,022.59. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Eaton Corporation (ETN) - FREE Research Report Critelli Michael J who is Director at Eaton Corporation sold 15,000 shares at $75.26 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 83,566 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.22% with the 15,000-share transaction. Cutler Alexander M who is See Remarks below. at Eaton Corporation sold 29,280 shares at $75.55 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks below. owned 521,224 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.32% with the 29,280-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $75.14, down $0.41, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Eaton Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 21,667
12-Week # shares sold: 21,667
24-Week # shares sold: 24,467
The average volume for Eaton Corporation has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eaton Corporation has a market cap of $35.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 1.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Eaton Corporation plc operates as a diversified power management company worldwide. The company operates through Electrical Americas, Electrical Rest of World, Cooper, Hydraulics, Aerospace, Truck, and Automotive segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Eaton Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ETN - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Eaton Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Eaton 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.