NYSE Euronext Stock Hits New 52-Week High (NYX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $33.44, above its previous 52-week high of $33.42 with 5.6 million shares traded as of 2:56 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

NYSE Euronext has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

NYSE Euronext, through its subsidiaries, operates securities exchanges. It operates various stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc., and NYSE Amex LLC in the United States; and five European-based exchanges that comprise Euronext N.V. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates NYSE Euronext as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full NYSE Euronext Ratings Report.

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