Federated Investors Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FII)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Federated Investors (NYSE: FII) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $24.75, above its previous 52-week high of $24.74 with 157,134 shares traded as of 10:21 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Federated Investors has a market cap of $2.54 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 20.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Federated Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Federated Investors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Federated Investors Ratings Report.

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