NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- bebe stores (Nasdaq: BEBE) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $9.40, above its previous 52-week high of $9.38 with 90,295 shares traded as of 11:19 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 418,500 shares over the past 30 days. Bebe has a market cap of $717 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. bebe stores, inc. engages in the design, development, and production of women's apparel and accessories. Its products include a range of separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and accessories in career, evening, casual, and active lifestyle categories. The company has a P/E ratio of 65.8, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 284 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates bebe as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 bebe Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.