NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

CapitalSource

(NYSE:

CSE

) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 12.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 38 cents (+6%) at $6.84 as of 1:25 p.m. ET.

CapitalSource has a market cap of $1.56 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are down 3.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CapitalSource Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial products to small and middle market businesses in the United States. The company offers senior secured, asset-based, real estate, and cash flow loans, which have a first priority lien in the collateral securing the loan.

TheStreet Ratings rates CapitalSource as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

CapitalSource Ratings Report

.

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