NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cash America International (NYSE: CSH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $60.32, above its previous 52-week high of $60.27 with 451,161 shares traded as of 12:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 314,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Cash America International has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 53% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cash America International, Inc. provides specialty financial services to individuals in the United States and Mexico. The company operates in two segments, Retail Services and E-Commerce. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Cash America International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Cash America International Ratings Report.

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