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, Dec. 1, 2014, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $311.47 to $11,658,664.23. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: TripAdvisor (TRIP) - FREE Research Report Kaufer Stephen, who is President and CEO at TripAdvisor, bought 13,785 shares at $72.55 on Dec. 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 283,669 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.11% with the 13,785-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $71.05, down $1.50, or 2.11% since the insider transaction. The average volume for TripAdvisor has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TripAdvisor has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 12.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. TripAdvisor, Inc. operates as an online travel company. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate TripAdvisor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TRIP - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates TripAdvisor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and deteriorating net income. Get the full TripAdvisor 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.