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, May 7, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $776.50 to $183,196,515.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Charter Communications (CHTR) - FREE Research Report Bickham John, who is EVP/Chief Operating Officer at Charter Communications, sold 38,616 shares at $137.34 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP/Chief Operating Officer owned 116,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.98% with the 38,616-share transaction. Liberty Media Corp, who is 10% Owner at Charter Communications, bought 896,845 shares at $138.79 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 27.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.34% with the 896,845-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $139.00, up $0.21, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Charter Communications go as follows:
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