Ocwen Financial Rises On Unusually High Volume (OCN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 8.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.37 (+3.8%) at $37.57 as of 1:55 p.m. ET.

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Ocwen Financial has a market cap of $4.97 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 154.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ocwen Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides residential and commercial mortgage loan servicing, special servicing, and asset management services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.4, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 51.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ocwen Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. You can view the full Ocwen Financial Ratings Report.

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