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: TJX Companies (TJX) - FREE Research Report Canestrari Kenneth, who is SEVP - Group President at TJX Companies, sold 4,000 shares at $70.00 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SEVP - Group President owned 51,268 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.24% with the 4,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $67.47, down $2.53, or 3.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TJX Companies go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 15,750
12-Week # shares bought: 31,656
12-Week # shares sold: 125,750
24-Week # shares bought: 31,656
24-Week # shares sold: 263,154
The average volume for TJX Companies has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TJX Companies has a market cap of $46.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 1.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate TJX Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TJX - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates TJX Companies 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, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full TJX Companies 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.