NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Retail Ventures (NYSE: RVI) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $17.72 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $17.40. Retail Ventures is changing hands at $17.44 with 367,297 shares traded as of 9:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 160,200 shares over the past 30 days. Retail Ventures has a market cap of $787 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Retail Ventures, Inc. through its subsidiary, DSW Inc., operates as a specialty branded footwear retailer in the United States. The company, through DSW stores and, offers a selection of branded dress, casual, and athletic footwear and accessories for women and men. The company has a P/E ratio of 391.5, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 44.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates Retail Ventures as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. You can view the full Retail Ventures Ratings Report.