NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Monster Worldwide

(NYSE:

MWW

) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $9.83 as of 3:36 p.m. ET, 20.5% above Monday's closing price of $8.16. Volume is at 11.4 million, 3.3 times the daily average of 3.5 million.

Monster Worldwide has a market cap of $975.3 million and is part of the

services

sector and

media

industry. Shares are down 65.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Monster Worldwide, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online employment solutions in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company operates a network of Websites that connect employers and jobseekers. The company has a P/E ratio of 151, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 188.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Monster Worldwide as a

TheStreet Recommends

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Monster Worldwide Ratings Report

.

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