NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Henry Jack & Associates

(Nasdaq:

JKHY

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $34.52, above its previous 52-week high of $34.50 with 11,972 shares traded as of 9:33 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 467,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Henry Jack & Associates has a market cap of $2.96 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JHA) provides integrated computer systems and services for in-house and outsourced data processing to commercial banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Henry Jack & Associates as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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