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: Northwest Pipe (NWPX) - FREE Research Report Demorest Harry L, who is Director at Northwest Pipe, bought 1,000 shares at $22.78 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,710 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 17.51% with the 1,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $23.23, up $0.45, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northwest Pipe go as follows:
24-Week # shares sold: 5,000
The average volume for Northwest Pipe has been 41,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Northwest Pipe has a market cap of $219.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 23.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Northwest Pipe Company manufactures and markets welded steel pipe and tube products primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates in two segments, Water Transmission and Tubular Products. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Northwest Pipe a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NWPX - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Northwest Pipe as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Northwest Pipe 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.