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 5, 2015, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $1,572,413.89. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Helen of Troy (HELE) - FREE Research Report Meeker Timothy F, who is Director at Helen of Troy, sold 3,000 shares at $87.00 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,278 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.6% with the 3,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $86.35, down $0.65, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Helen of Troy go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
24-Week # shares sold: 2,000
The average volume for Helen of Troy has been 165,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Helen of Troy has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 35.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Helen of Troy Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Helen of Troy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HELE - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Helen of Troy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Helen of Troy 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.