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. 14, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.00 to $17,134,950.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Realty Income (O) - FREE Research Report Israel Robert, who is Senior VP, Research at Realty Income, sold 3,176 shares at $44.45 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Research owned 16,245 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.35% with the 3,176-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $44.61, up $0.16, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Realty Income go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 21,748
12-Week # shares sold: 21,748
24-Week # shares sold: 74,232
The average volume for Realty Income has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Realty Income has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 19.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Realty Income a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on O - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Realty Income as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Realty Income 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.