NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of TravelCenters of America (AMEX: TA) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 13.4% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $5.30 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $6.01. The average volume for TravelCenters of America has been 191,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. TravelCenters of America has a market cap of $135.5 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 24.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TravelCenters of America LLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates and franchises travel centers primarily along the United States interstate highway system. TheStreet Ratings rates TravelCenters of America as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full TravelCenters of America Ratings Report. Get more investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are gapping up? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting UP to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.