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 12, 2014, 136 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.01 to $1,795,652,303.10. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) - FREE Research Report Wesley Norman H who is Director at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters bought 11,000 shares at $105.06 on March 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,164 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.55% with the 11,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $103.99, down $1.07, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
4-Week # shares sold: 26,258
12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
12-Week # shares sold: 34,213
24-Week # shares bought: 17,000
24-Week # shares sold: 34,213
The average volume for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 41.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Domestic and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on GMCR - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 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.