Simon Property Group Stock Hits New 52-Week High (SPG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $150.87, above its previous 52-week high of $150.78 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 4:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

Simon Property Group has a market cap of $43.83 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Simon Property Group, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It engages in investment, ownership, and management of properties. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.1, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 41.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Simon Property Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Simon Property Group Ratings Report.

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