NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Staar Surgical (Nasdaq: STAA) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $10.15, above its previous 52-week high of $10.03 with 122,523 shares traded as of 10:49 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 352,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Staar Surgical has a market cap of $354.8 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 61% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

STAAR Surgical Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of implantable lenses for the cataracts and refractive surgery.

TheStreet Ratings rates Staar Surgical 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Staar Surgical Ratings Report.

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