NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- 51job (Nasdaq: JOBS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at $64.60 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $64.55. Fifty-onejob is changing hands at $64.60 with 5,282 shares traded as of 10:11 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 130,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Fifty-onejob has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 29.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Fifty-onejob, Inc. provides integrated human resource services to employers and job seekers primarily in the Peoplea s Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.7, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 50.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.4.
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TheStreet Ratings rates 51job as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full 51job Ratings Report.

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