NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it traded at $25.69 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $25.57. Emeritus is changing hands at $25.67 with 27,013 shares traded as of 11:56 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 144,500 shares over the past 30 days. Emeritus has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 26% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Emeritus Corporation operates senior living communities that provide assisted living, and Alzheimer's and dementia care services to senior citizens in the United States.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Emeritus as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full Emeritus Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.