NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Vitamin Shoppe

(NYSE:

VSI

) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $40.20, above its previous 52-week high of $37.09 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 2:03 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 275,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Vitamin Shoppe has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

specialty retail

industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.3, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Vitamin Shoppe as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Vitamin Shoppe Ratings Report

.

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