NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Heartland Payment Systems Incorporated

(NYSE:

HPY

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $19.92, above its previous 52-week high of $19.91 with 56,657 shares traded as of 2:22 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 186,400 shares over the past 30 days.

Heartland Payment Systems has a market cap of $755.4 million and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 28% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. provides bankcard payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Heartland Payment Systems 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 revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Heartland Payment Systems Ratings Report

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