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. 20, 2014, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $712.40 to $14,201,355.08. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report Kranich Robin B, who is SVP, Human Resources at Gartner, sold 17,317 shares at $73.17 on Aug. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 8,775 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 66.37% with the 17,317-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $73.74, up $0.57, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 13,158
12-Week # shares sold: 66,492
24-Week # shares sold: 82,217
The average volume for Gartner has been 375,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on IT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Gartner 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.