CVS Caremark Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CVS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $49.59, above its previous 52-week high of $49.23 with 2.4 million shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

CVS Caremark has a market cap of $59.28 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 16.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

CVS Caremark Corporation provides pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates CVS Caremark as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full CVS Caremark Ratings Report.

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