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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Ariad Pharmaceuticals

(Nasdaq:

ARIA

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $20.14, above its previous 52-week high of $20.05 with 624,316 shares traded as of 11:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Ariad has a market cap of $3.17 billion and is part of the

health care

sector and

drugs

industry. Shares are up 63.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for cancer patients.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Ariad as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full

Ariad Ratings Report

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