Body Central Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (BODY)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Body Central (Nasdaq: BODY) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 562,935 shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down $2.96 (-10.3%) at $25.74 as of 10:05 a.m. ET.

Body Central has a market cap of $400.1 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 15% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Body Central Corp. operates as a specialty retailer of young women's apparel and accessories in the South, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions of the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 24.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Body Central as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full Body Central Ratings Report.

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