Henry Schein Stock Hits New 52-Week High (HSIC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Henry Schein (Nasdaq: HSIC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $77.86, above its previous 52-week high of $77.72 with 339,150 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 456,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Henry Schein has a market cap of $6.76 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 16% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 18.9, 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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