State Street Reaches New 52-Week High (STT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- State Street (NYSE: STT) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $48.49, above its previous 52-week high of $48.44 with 188,427 shares traded as of 9:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

State Street has a market cap of $22.46 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 2.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

State Street Corporation, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates State Street as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full State Street Ratings Report.

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