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, July 30, 2014, 50 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $282.88 to $148,399,440.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Discover Financial Services (DFS) - FREE Research Report Lenny Richard H, who is Director at Discover Financial Services, sold 2,941 shares at $62.61 on July 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,747 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.89% with the 2,941-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $61.67, down $0.94, or 1.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Discover Financial Services go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,941
12-Week # shares sold: 2,941
24-Week # shares sold: 140,353
The average volume for Discover Financial Services has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Discover Financial Services has a market cap of $29.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 11.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Discover Financial Services, a bank holding company, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Discover Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on DFS - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Discover Financial Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Discover Financial 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.