NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Encore (Nasdaq: EBTX) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $20.29 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, 36.1% above Monday's closing price of $14.91. Volume is at 21,672, 1.5 times the daily average of 14,400. Encore has a market cap of $153.3 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Encore Bancshares, Inc. operates as a holding company for the Encore Bank, which provides banking, investment management, financial planning, and insurance services to privately owned businesses, professional firms, investors, and individuals. The company has a P/E ratio of 136.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Encore as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that revenues have generally been declining. You can view the full Encore Ratings Report. See our top % gaining stocks list for other stocks that are soaring today, or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are soaring? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting SOAR to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.