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, Aug. 13, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,704.50 to $121,177,500.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Aaron's (AAN) - FREE Research Report Lockhart H Eugene, who is Director at Aaron's, bought 1,950 shares at $25.67 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,886 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100.72% with the 1,950-share transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aaron's go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
4-Week # shares sold: 33,238
12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
12-Week # shares sold: 33,238
24-Week # shares bought: 50,000
24-Week # shares sold: 33,238
The average volume for Aaron's has been 733,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aaron's has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances, and accessories in the United States and Canada. The company operates in four segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, HomeSmart, Franchise, and Manufacturing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Aaron's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on AAN - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aaron's as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Aaron's 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.