NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- DENTSPLY International (Nasdaq: XRAY) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it traded at $38.25 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $38.15. DENTSPLY International is changing hands at $38.23 with 171,973 shares traded as of 9:42 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 751,300 shares over the past 30 days. DENTSPLY International has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 10.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. DENTSPLY International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets dental consumable products, dental laboratory products, and dental specialty products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 21.9. TheStreet Ratings rates DENTSPLY International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full DENTSPLY International Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.
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