SFN Group Reaches New 52-Week High (SFN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SFN Group (NYSE: SFN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $25.55, above its previous 52-week high of $25.50 with 115,128 shares traded as of 12:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

SFN Group has a market cap of $686.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

SFN Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a strategic workforce solutions provider in the United States and Canada. It offers professional and staffing services, which include temporary staffing, outsourcing and other, and permanent placement services. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates SFN Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full SFN Group Ratings Report.

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