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. 18, 2014, 46 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $312.00 to $18,945,831.38. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Targa Resources (TRGP) - FREE Research Report Crisp Charles R, who is Director at Targa Resources, sold 12,000 shares at $139.39 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 129,966 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.45% with the 12,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $140.14, up $0.75, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Targa Resources go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 9,947
12-Week # shares sold: 9,947
24-Week # shares sold: 9,947
The average volume for Targa Resources has been 362,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Targa Resources has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 59.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Targa Resources Corp., through its general and limited partner interests in Targa Resources Partners LP, provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.3. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Targa Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TRGP - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Targa Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 Targa Resources 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.