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 22, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $90.00 to $13,547,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) - FREE Research Report Bowman Scott J., who is Director at American Realty Capital Properties, bought 10,000 shares at $12.27 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 80,372 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.21% with the 10,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $12.41, up $0.14, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Realty Capital Properties go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
12-Week # shares bought: 141,000
24-Week # shares bought: 146,500
The average volume for American Realty Capital Properties has been 10.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Realty Capital Properties has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 3.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.16%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate American Realty Capital Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ARCP - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Realty Capital Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full American Realty Capital Properties 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.