NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- DENTSPLY International (Nasdaq: XRAY) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $40.42, above its previous 52-week high of $40.37 with 208,881 shares traded as of 12:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

DENTSPLY International has a market cap of $5.39 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 14.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

DENTSPLY International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets dental consumable products, dental laboratory products, and dental specialty products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 26.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates DENTSPLY International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full DENTSPLY International Ratings Report.

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