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.

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