NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Post Properties

(NYSE:

PPS

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it traded at $39.10 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $39.10. Post is changing hands at $39.11 with 163,192 shares traded as of 1:52 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 325,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Post has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are up 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Post Properties, Inc., a real estate investments trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, ownership, and management of multifamily apartment communities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Post as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

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