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, June 4, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.01 to $4,200,565.62. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Broadcom (BRCM) - FREE Research Report Major John E, who is Director at Broadcom, sold 1,000 shares at $35.95 on June 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,925 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.23% with the 1,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $37.61, up $1.66, or 4.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Broadcom go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
12-Week # shares sold: 22,618
24-Week # shares sold: 60,018
The average volume for Broadcom has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Broadcom has a market cap of $19.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 21.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Broadcom Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Its products offer voice, video, data, and multimedia connectivity in the home, office, and mobile environments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.8. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Broadcom a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on BRCM - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Broadcom 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, good cash flow from operations 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 Broadcom 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.