Merge Healthcare Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (MRGE)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE) were gapping down Tuesday morning with an open price 17.7% lower than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $3.95 Monday and opened today's trading at $3.25.

The average volume for Merge Healthcare has been 827,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Merge Healthcare has a market cap of $356 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 20.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Merge Healthcare Incorporated provides healthcare information technology solutions in the United States and internationally. Its software solutions automate healthcare data and diagnostic workflow to create an electronic record of the patient experience. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Merge Healthcare as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Merge Healthcare Ratings Report.

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