NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Gentiva Health Services

(Nasdaq:

GTIV

) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 2.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.2 times its average daily volume and trading down 82 cents (-22.3%) at $2.86 as of 2:25 p.m. ET.

Gentiva Health Services has a market cap of $169 million and is part of the

health care

sector and

health services

industry. Shares are down 86.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. provides home health services and hospice care in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.7, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 3.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gentiva Health Services as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Gentiva Health Services Ratings Report

.

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