NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- DCT Industrial (NYSE: DCT) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $6, above its previous 52-week high of $5.98 with 305,763 shares traded as of 10:19 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

DCT Industrial has a market cap of $1.45 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. operates as a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm provides its services to companies. Through its fund, it engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real estate properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates DCT Industrial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full DCT Industrial Ratings Report.

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