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: Visa (V) - FREE Research Report Kelly Alfred F Jr who is Director at Visa bought 1,575 shares at $222.70 on March 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,575 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,575-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $226.44, up $3.74, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Visa go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 40,600
12-Week # shares sold: 40,600
24-Week # shares sold: 55,006
The average volume for Visa has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Visa has a market cap of $112.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 1.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Visa Inc., a payments technology company, operates as a retail electronic payments network worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.5. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Visa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on V - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Visa 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Visa 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.