Tempur-Pedic International Rises On Unusually High Volume (TPX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.38 (+6.8%) at $37.50 as of 1:21 p.m. ET.

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Tempur-Pedic International has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tempur-Pedic International Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes bedding products in North America and internationally. It offers mattresses, pillows, and adjustable bed bases, as well as various cushions and other comfort products. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tempur-Pedic International as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Tempur-Pedic International Ratings Report.

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