Questcor Stock Hits New 52-Week High (QCOR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: QCOR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $34.43, above its previous 52-week high of $34.27 with 300,740 shares traded as of 11:24 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Questcor has a market cap of $2 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 120.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, provides prescription drugs for central nervous system and inflammatory disorders. Its primary drug is H.P. The company has a P/E ratio of 50, equal to the average drugs industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Questcor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Questcor Ratings Report.

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