Cummins Rises On Unusually High Volume (CMI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cummins (NYSE: CMI) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 3.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.69 (+2.3%) at $120.08 as of 3:11 p.m. ET.

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Cummins has a market cap of $22.13 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cummins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Cummins Ratings Report.

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