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, Sept. 17, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $336,996,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Raytheon (RTN) - FREE Research Report Lawrence Taylor W, who is Vice President at Raytheon, sold 3,000 shares at $100.96 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 63,941 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.48% with the 3,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $102.28, up $1.32, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 108,529
12-Week # shares sold: 108,529
24-Week # shares sold: 217,029
The average volume for Raytheon has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Raytheon has a market cap of $31.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 12.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Raytheon Company develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications, and intelligence; mission support; and cyber and information security worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Raytheon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on RTN - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raytheon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Raytheon 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.