NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of China Nepstar Chain Drugstore (NYSE: NPD) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.73 as of 12 p.m. ET, 50.4% above Thursday's closing price of $2.48. Volume is at 418,449, 8.6 times the daily average of 48,800. China Nepstar Chain Drugstore has a market cap of $241.3 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 64.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates retail drugstore chain under China Nepstar name in the People's Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.7, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 44.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates China Nepstar Chain Drugstore as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. 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 China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ratings Report. See our top % gaining stocks list for other stocks that are soaring today, or get investment ideas from our investment research center.