McGraw-Hill Companies Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MHP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- McGraw-Hill Companies Incorporated (NYSE: MHP) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $49.20, above its previous 52-week high of $49.07 with 461,312 shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

McGraw-Hill Companies has a market cap of $13.55 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 16.2 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates McGraw-Hill Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full McGraw-Hill Companies Ratings Report.

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