Sally Beauty Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (SBH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 5.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 3.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 57 cents (-2.1%) at $26.27 as of 2:26 p.m. ET.

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Sally Beauty has a market cap of $4.78 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution and retail of professional beauty supplies primarily in North America, South America, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sally Beauty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. You can view the full Sally Beauty Ratings Report.

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