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, April 2, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $278.57 to $71,423,275.14. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Nike (NKE) - FREE Research Report Lechleiter John C who is Director at Nike bought 750 shares at $74.33 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.11% with the 750-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $74.25, down $0.08, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nike go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 5,671
12-Week # shares sold: 5,671
24-Week # shares bought: 750
24-Week # shares sold: 29,943
The average volume for Nike has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nike has a market cap of $52.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 5.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories, as well as in the provision of services to men, women, and kids worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.1. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NKE - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nike 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, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Nike 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.