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. Thursday, April 17, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $53.41 to $64,010,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Kellogg Company (K) - FREE Research Report Kellogg W K Foundation Trust, who is 10% Owner at Kellogg Company, sold 250,000 shares at $65.75 on April 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 72.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.34% with the 250,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $66.05, up $0.30, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kellogg Company go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 506,800
12-Week # shares sold: 656,800
24-Week # shares sold: 656,800
The average volume for Kellogg Company has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kellogg Company has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 8.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience food products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Kellogg Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on K - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kellogg Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Kellogg Company 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.