Pharmacyclics Stock Hits New 52-Week High (PCYC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Pharmacyclics Incorporated (Nasdaq: PCYC) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $70.63, above its previous 52-week high of $70.48 with 130,492 shares traded as of 9:52 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 736,900 shares over the past 30 days.

Pharmacyclics has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 18.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pharmacyclics, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on developing and commercializing small-molecule drugs for the treatment of cancer and immune mediated diseases. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Pharmacyclics as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. You can view the full Pharmacyclics Ratings Report.

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