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 19, 2014, 147 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $80.88 to $19,640,406.96. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) - FREE Research Report Jeffries Michael S, who is Ceo at Abercrombie & Fitch, sold 50,000 shares at $36.96 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 807,856 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.83% with the 50,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $37.76, up $0.80, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Abercrombie & Fitch go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
12-Week # shares sold: 155,681
24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
24-Week # shares sold: 155,681
The average volume for Abercrombie & Fitch has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Abercrombie & Fitch has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 16.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids. It operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Stores, and Direct-to-Consumer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.1. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Abercrombie & Fitch a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ANF - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Abercrombie & Fitch as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Abercrombie & Fitch 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.