BankUnited Rises On Unusually High Volume (BKU)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- BankUnited (NYSE: BKU) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 1.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 54 cents (+2.3%) at $24.40 as of 2:28 p.m. ET.

BankUnited has a market cap of $2.26 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry.

BankUnited, Inc., a bank holding company, provides a range of banking products and financial services to commercial and middle-market businesses, as well as individual customers primarily in Florida, the United States.

TheStreet Ratings rates BankUnited as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full BankUnited Ratings Report.

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