NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Resource Capital Corporation (NYSE: RSO) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.45 as of four p.m. ET, 20% above Monday's closing price of $4.54. Volume is at 2.4 million, 2.8 times the daily average of 865,400.

Resource has a market cap of $373.2 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 38.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Resource Capital Corp. operates as a specialty finance company that focuses primarily on commercial real estate and commercial finance in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 131, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 13.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Resource as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Resource Ratings Report.

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