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 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Collectors Universe (CLCT) - FREE Research Report Hall David G, who is President at Collectors Universe, sold 20,000 shares at $22.84 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 639,999 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.03% with the 20,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $21.40, down $1.44, or 6.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Collectors Universe go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
12-Week # shares sold: 64,801
24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
24-Week # shares sold: 109,793
The average volume for Collectors Universe has been 23,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Collectors Universe has a market cap of $195.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 4.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Collectors Universe Inc. provides third-party authentication, grading, and related services for rare and high-value collectibles consisting of coins, trading cards, sports memorabilia, and autographs. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Collectors Universe a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on CLCT - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Collectors Universe as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Collectors Universe 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.