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. Yesterday, May 4, 2015, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.50 to $744,000,000,054.72. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Apple (AAPL) - FREE Research Report Riccio Daniel J., who is Senior Vice President at Apple, sold 24,090 shares at $125.84 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 72,255 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25% with the 24,090-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $127.05, up $1.21, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apple go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 5,936
12-Week # shares sold: 63,756
24-Week # shares sold: 156,711
The average volume for Apple has been 52.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apple has a market cap of $742.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 16.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are 23 analysts who rate Apple a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on AAPL - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apple as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Apple Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.