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 23, 2014, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.40 to $39,583,336.50. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Mattel (MAT) - FREE Research Report Gibbons Peter D, who is EVP Global Operations at Mattel, bought 500 shares at $37.85 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Global Operations owned 500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 500-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $37.92, up $0.07, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattel go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 14,258
12-Week # shares sold: 14,258
24-Week # shares sold: 24,258
The average volume for Mattel has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattel has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 21.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It also publishes Advice and Activity books and the American Girl magazine. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Mattel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on MAT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mattel 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.