Huntington (Nasdaq:HBAN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $7.25, above its previous 52-week high of $7.24 with four million shares traded as of 12:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.4 million shares over the past 30 days.
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) -- Huntington (Nasdaq: HBAN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $7.25, above its previous 52-week high of $7.24 with four million shares traded as of 12:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Huntington has a market cap of $6.03 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 31.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as the holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, and consumer banking services. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, above the average banking industry P/E ratio of 11 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Huntington as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Huntington 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.