NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

LoopNet

(Nasdaq:

LOOP

) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 75 cents (+4.3%) at $18.21 as of 2:35 p.m. ET.

LoopNet has a market cap of $564.3 million and is part of the

financial

sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are down 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

LoopNet, Inc. owns and operates an online marketplace for commercial real estate in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.7, below the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 62 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates LoopNet as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

LoopNet Ratings Report

.

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