First Republic Bank (San Francisco CA Reaches New 52-Week High (FRC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- First Republic Bank (San Francisco CA (NYSE: FRC) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $37.35, above its previous 52-week high of $37.33 with 126,732 shares traded as of 12:11 p.m. ET. Average volume has been one million shares over the past 30 days.

First Republic Bank (San Francisco CA has a market cap of $4.85 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

First Republic Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides personalized relationship-based preferred banking and business banking, real estate lending, trust, and wealth management services to clients in metropolitan areas of the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates First Republic Bank (San Francisco CA as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. You can view the full First Republic Bank (San Francisco CA Ratings Report.

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