Select Medical Stock Hits New 52-Week High (SEM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $9.97, above its previous 52-week high of $9.96 with 207,725 shares traded as of 3:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 450,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Select Medical has a market cap of $1.39 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Select Medical Corporation, operates specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, above the average health services industry P/E ratio of 12.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Select Medical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels 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 Select Medical Ratings Report.

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