Merge Healthcare Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (MRGE)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 11.1% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.41 Friday and opened today's trading at $4.90.

The average volume for Merge Healthcare has been one million shares per day over the past 30 days. Merge Healthcare has a market cap of $424.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 29% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Merge Healthcare Incorporated provides health information technology interoperability solutions. It provides products ranging from standards-based development toolkits to clinical applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 260.5, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 234.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Merge Healthcare as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and generally poor debt management. You can view the full Merge Healthcare Ratings Report.

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