NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

HENRY SCHEIN INC

(Nasdaq:

HSIC

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it traded at $70.01 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $69.98. HENRY SCHEIN is changing hands at $70 with 105,980 shares traded as of 12:56 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 472,400 shares over the past 30 days.

HENRY SCHEIN has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

wholesale

industry. Shares are up 12.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Henry Schein, Inc. distributes healthcare products and services primarily to office-based healthcare practitioners. It operates in two segments, Healthcare Distribution and Technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, below the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 19.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.

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TheStreet Ratings rates HENRY SCHEIN as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

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