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 12, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $4,322,819.24. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Horsehead (ZINC) - FREE Research Report Hensler James M, who is President & CEO at Horsehead, bought 5,000 shares at $12.70 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 293,265 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.73% with the 5,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $15.61, up $2.91, or 18.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Horsehead go as follows:
12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
The average volume for Horsehead has been 605,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Horsehead has a market cap of $769.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 3.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Horsehead Holding Corp., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells zinc and nickel-based products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Horsehead, Zochem, and INMETCO. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ZINC - FREEEXCLUSIVE 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.