Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Dillards (NYSE: DDS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $76.68, above its previous 52-week high of $76.48 with 293,930 shares traded as of 3:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 637,300 shares over the past 30 days. Dillards has a market cap of $3.26 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 68.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Dillard's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the United States. The company offers fashion apparel for women, men, and children, as well as accessories and other consumer goods. The company has a P/E ratio of eight, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 7.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dillards as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Dillards Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.