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 14, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $39.62 to $83,032,124.16. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Taser International (TASR) - FREE Research Report Smith Patrick W who is Chief Executive Officer at Taser International sold 95,000 shares at $18.46 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 911,175 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.44% with the 95,000-share transaction. Behrendt Daniel Marc who is Chief Financial Officer at Taser International sold 20,617 shares at $19.03 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 71,607 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.36% with the 20,617-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $19.50, up $0.47, or 2.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Taser International go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 49,664
12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
12-Week # shares sold: 49,664
24-Week # shares bought: 50,000
24-Week # shares sold: 261,664
The average volume for Taser International has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Taser International has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 23.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. TASER International, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) for use in law enforcement, federal, military, corrections, private security, and personal defense markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.1. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Taser International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TASR - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Taser International 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Taser International 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.