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) -- Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $4.08 (+7%) at $62.25 as of 12:35 p.m. ET.
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Pall has a market cap of $6.69 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Pall Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets filtration, purification, and separation products and integrated systems solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Pall as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Pall Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list 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.