NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SFN Group (NYSE: SFN) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 3.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 6.2 times its average daily volume and trading up $4.76 (+51.6%) at $13.98 as of 9:32 a.m. ET. SFN Group has a market cap of $464.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. SFN Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a strategic workforce solutions provider in the United States and Canada. It offers professional and staffing services, which include temporary staffing, outsourcing and other, and permanent placement services. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 23.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates SFN Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full SFN Group Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are rising on unusually high volume? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting HVUP to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.
SFN Group (NYSE:SFN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $26.99, above its previous 52-week high of $26.94 with 4,675 shares traded as of 1:13 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.