ResMed Stock Hits New 52-Week High (RMD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $44.48, above its previous 52-week high of $44.47 with 502,518 shares traded as of 12:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

ResMed has a market cap of $6.26 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ResMed Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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

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