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 19, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,834.00 to $95,175,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 216,800 shares at $36.93 on June 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 90.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.24% with the 216,800-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $37.42, up $0.49, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 927,375
12-Week # shares bought: 927,375
24-Week # shares bought: 927,375
The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 12.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on RSG - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services 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.