Gentiva Health Services Stock Soars (GTIV)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Gentiva Health Services (Nasdaq: GTIV) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $4.73 as of 10 a.m. ET, 23.2% above Tuesday's closing price of $3.84. Volume is at 401,846, 0.5 times the daily average of 813,000.

Gentiva Health Services has a market cap of $107.1 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 85.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. provides home health services and hospice care in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.3, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 2.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gentiva Health Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Gentiva Health Services Ratings Report.

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