NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

United Online

(Nasdaq:

UNTD

) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with three million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down 39 cents (-6.9%) at $5.23 as of 3:55 p.m. ET.

United Online has a market cap of $500.2 million and is part of the

services

sector and

specialty retail

industry. Shares are up 3.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United Online, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides consumer products and services over the Internet in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: FTD, Content and Media, and Communications. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 9.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Online as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

United Online Ratings Report

.

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