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. Friday, July 18, 2014, 26 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,005.52 to $2,584,247.39. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Waste Management (WM) - FREE Research Report Clark Frank M, who is Director at Waste Management, sold 702 shares at $44.34 on July 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,718 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.66% with the 702-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $44.31, down $0.03, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Management go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 1,194
12-Week # shares sold: 1,194
24-Week # shares sold: 1,194
The average volume for Waste Management has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Management has a market cap of $20.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 0.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 129.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Waste Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on WM - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Waste Management 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.