3. As of noon trading, Generac Holdings ( GNRC) is up $2.23 (7.0%) to $34.24 on heavy volume Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Generac Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 652,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.12-$34.39 after having opened the day at $33.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.01.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of generators and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, industrial, and construction markets in the United States and Canada. Generac Holdings has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Generac Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Generac Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Generac Holdings Ratings Report now.

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