Henry Schein Reaches New 52-Week High (HSIC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Henry Schein (Nasdaq: HSIC) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $77.06, above its previous 52-week high of $77.05 with 177,863 shares traded as of 1:19 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 464,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Henry Schein has a market cap of $6.83 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Henry Schein, Inc. distributes healthcare products and services primarily to office-based healthcare practitioners. It operates in two segments, Healthcare Distribution and Technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, equal to the average wholesale industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Henry Schein as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Henry Schein Ratings Report.

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