Medivation Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MDVN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Medivation (Nasdaq: MDVN) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $59.16, above its previous 52-week high of $58.83 with 855,030 shares traded as of 10:51 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 962,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Medivation has a market cap of $4.08 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Medivation, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing novel small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases in the United States and Europe.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Medivation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Medivation Ratings Report.

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