Boston Private Financial Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BPFH)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Boston Private Financial Holdings (Nasdaq: BPFH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $9.25, above its previous 52-week high of $9.19 with 160,514 shares traded as of 11:58 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 566,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Boston Private Financial has a market cap of $645.1 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 12.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the multi-bank holding company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 51.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Boston Private Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Boston Private Financial Ratings Report.

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