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) -- CIT Group (NYSE: CIT) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 5.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down $3 (-7.5%) at $37.02 as of 3:25 p.m. ET.
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CIT Group has a market cap of $8.05 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 15% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. CIT Group Inc. operates as the holding company for CIT bank that provides commercial financing, leasing products, and other services to small and middle market businesses. TheStreet Ratings rates CIT Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full CIT Group 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.