NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Flow International Corporation

(Nasdaq:

FLOW

) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.06 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, 26.4% above Thursday's closing price of $2.42. Volume is at 66,448, 0.3 times the daily average of 198,500.

Flow International has a market cap of $121.7 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are down 40.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Flow International Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology-based company providing waterjet cutting, surface preparation, and cleaning solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.8, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Flow International 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 robust revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full

Flow International Ratings Report

.

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