NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shuffle Master (Nasdaq: SHFL) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 1.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.4 times its average daily volume and trading up 36 cents (+4.7%) at $8.10 as of 2:35 p.m. ET.

Shuffle Master has a market cap of $455.5 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 32.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Shuffle Master, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets technology and entertainment-based products for the gaming industry worldwide. It leases, licenses, and sells its products. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Shuffle Master 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, attractive valuation levels, 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 Shuffle Master Ratings Report.

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