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 18, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.22 to $501,676,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report Necastro Joseph G who is Chief Fin'l & Admin. Officer at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 11,053 shares at $79.24 on March 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Fin'l & Admin. Officer owned 18,767 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.07% with the 11,053-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $79.48, up $0.24, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
12-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
24-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 861,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 7.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SNI - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive 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.