Rackspace Hosting Reaches New 52-Week High (RAX)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $59.78, above its previous 52-week high of $59.43 with 267,722 shares traded as of 9:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days.

Rackspace Hosting has a market cap of $7.57 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 35.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. provides cloud computing services, managing Web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 104.1, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 102.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rackspace Hosting as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Rackspace Hosting Ratings Report.

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