NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Quest Software

(Nasdaq:

QSFT

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $26.45, above its previous 52-week high of $25.51 with 387,536 shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been one million shares over the past 30 days.

Quest Software has a market cap of $2.12 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 35.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Quest Software, Inc. designs, develops, markets, distributes, and supports enterprise systems management software products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 51.2, 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 Quest Software as a

buy

. 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Quest Software Ratings Report

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