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 11, 2014, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $363.00 to $110,557,762.60. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) - FREE Research Report Schnaid Alan M who is SVP, Corp. Cont. & PAO at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide sold 3,543 shares at $80.53 on March 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corp. Cont. & PAO owned 15,428 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.68% with the 3,543-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $79.50, down $1.03, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 3,394
12-Week # shares sold: 3,394
24-Week # shares sold: 80,774
The average volume for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 2.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. operates as a hotel and leisure company worldwide. The company owns, operates, and franchises luxury and upscale full-service hotels, resorts, residences, retreats, select-service hotels, and extended stay hotels under the St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HOT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide 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.