Hill International Stock Soars (HIL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Hill International (NYSE: HIL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.49 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, 25.9% above Wednesday's closing price of $4.36. Volume is at 75,635, one times the daily average of 78,800.

Hill International has a market cap of $176.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 32.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hill International, Inc. provides fee-based project management and construction claims services worldwide. It operates through two segments, Project Management Group and Construction Claims Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.7, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hill International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full Hill International Ratings Report.

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