NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Golar LNG (Nasdaq: GLNG) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 1.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up 44 cents (+2.2%) at $20.76 as of 1:56 p.m. ET.

Golar LNG has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 35.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Golar LNG Limited, a mid-stream liquefied natural gas company (LNG), engages primarily in the transportation, regasification, and liquefaction of LNG. It acquires, owns, operates, and charters LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs). The company has a P/E ratio of 54.8, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 169.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.1.

TheStreet Ratings rates Golar LNG as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Golar LNG Ratings Report.

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