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. 15, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $538.00 to $2,081,081.25. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Texas Pacific Land (TPL) - FREE Research Report Peterson David M, who is General Agent at Texas Pacific Land, bought 17 shares at $111.33 on Dec. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the General Agent owned 50 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 51.52% with the 17-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $119.00, up $7.67, or 6.45% since the insider transaction. The average volume for Texas Pacific Land has been 18,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Pacific Land has a market cap of $921.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 20.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Texas Pacific Land Trust holds title to tracts of land in the state of Texas. It manages these lands for the benefit of the holders of Certificates of Proprietary Interest in the Trust. The company is also involved in the sale of land, oil and gas royalties, and grazing leases of the land. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.3. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TPL - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Texas Pacific Land as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Texas Pacific Land 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.
Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) - FREE Research Report Stilwell Joseph, who is Director at Kingsway Financial Services, sold 25,000 shares at $5.42 on Dec. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.66% with the 25,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $5.60, up $0.18, or 3.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kingsway Financial Services go as follows:
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) - FREE Research Report Carrai Phillip D, who is President, TTS Division at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, bought 2,500 shares at $4.97 on Dec. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, TTS Division owned 33,803 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.99% with the 2,500-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $4.32, down $0.65, or 15.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions go as follows: