NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $14.11, below its previous 52-week low of $14.37 with 5,381 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 216,600 shares over the past 30 days. Emeritus has a market cap of $697.8 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 20.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Emeritus Corporation operates senior living communities that provide assisted living, and Alzheimer's and dementia care services to senior citizens in the United States.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Emeritus as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Emeritus Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.