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. Friday, May 8, 2015, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,023.75 to $5,610,306.91. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: CSX (CSX) - FREE Research Report Eliasson Fredrik J, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at CSX, sold 30,000 shares at $35.48 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 95,543 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.9% with the 30,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $36.34, up $0.86, or 2.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CSX go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 165,556
12-Week # shares sold: 165,556
24-Week # shares sold: 187,087
The average volume for CSX has been 9.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CSX has a market cap of $35.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 0.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on CSX - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates CSX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth 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 CSX 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.