NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $18.12 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $18.07. Total System Services is changing hands at $18.07 with 58,634 shares traded as of 9:32 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Total System Services has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 15.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Total System Services, Inc. provides electronic payment processing, merchant services, and related services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 18 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 21.8.

TheStreet Ratings rates Total System Services as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Total System Services Ratings Report.

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