NEW YORK (TheStreet Wire) -- The energy sector led soaring stocks, new 52-week highs and those that are gapping higher in the U.S. markets this morning. The following are highlights of the morning movers.

SolarWinds Reaches New 52-Week High (SWI)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $25.26, above its previous 52-week high of $24.95 with 130,200 shares traded as of 9:42 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 582,900 shares over the past 30 days.

SolarWinds has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 27% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

SolarWinds, Inc. designs, develops, markets, sells, and supports enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure management software to IT professionals. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.8, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates SolarWinds as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full SolarWinds Ratings Report.

Houston American Energy Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (HUSA)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Houston American Energy Corporation (AMEX: HUSA) were gapping up Tuesday morning with an open price 12.8% higher than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $16.07 Monday and opened today's trading at $18.13.

The average volume for Houston American Energy has been 142,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Houston American Energy has a market cap of $537.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Houston American Energy Corp. engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas, crude oil, and condensate. It primarily focuses on properties located in the U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.3, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 28.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Houston American Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance.

OM Group Stock Hits New 52-Week High (OMG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- OM Group (NYSE: OMG) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $39.97, above its previous 52-week high of $39.92 with 67,553 shares traded as of 9:47 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 239,000 shares over the past 30 days.

OM Group has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 0.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

OM Group, Inc. engages in the development, production, and marketing of specialty chemicals and advanced materials to complex chemical and industrial processes worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Advanced Materials and Specialty Chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates OM Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full OM Group Ratings Report.

Capstead Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CMO)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: CMO) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $13.50, above its previous 52-week high of $13.48 with 156,333 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 716,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Capstead has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Capstead Mortgage Corporation operates as a self-managed real estate investment trust. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Capstead as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins.

LML Payment Systems Stock Soars (LMLP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of LML Payment Systems (Nasdaq: LMLP) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.66 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, 20.4% above Monday's closing price of $3.04. Volume is at 320,418, 1.1 times the daily average of 304,000.

LML Payment Systems has a market cap of $83.6 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LML Payment Systems Inc. provides electronic payment, risk management, and authentication services primarily to businesses and organizations using the Internet to receive or send payments in Canada and the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 43.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates LML Payment Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. You can view the full LML Payment Systems Ratings Report.

Bank Of The Ozarks Stock Hits New 52-Week High (OZRK)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Bank of the Ozarks (Nasdaq: OZRK) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $48.97, above its previous 52-week high of $48.87 with 11,079 shares traded as of 9:57 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 76,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Bank of the Ozarks has a market cap of $822.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Bank of the Ozarks that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. The company's deposit products include checking, savings, money market, time deposit, and individual retirement accounts. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of the Ozarks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Bank of the Ozarks Ratings Report.

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