NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Physicians Formula Holdings (Nasdaq: FACE) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.43 as of 11:49 a.m. ET, 21.6% above Thursday's closing price of $2.82. Volume is at 9,183, 0.5 times the daily average of 18,700.

Physicians Formula has a market cap of $38.1 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 25% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, manufacture, and distribution of cosmetics for the mass market channel.

TheStreet Ratings rates Physicians Formula as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Physicians Formula Ratings Report.

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