Tempur-Pedic International Rises On Unusually High Volume (TPX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 4.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.4 times its average daily volume and trading up $3.13 (+7.3%) at $45.75 as of 10:35 a.m. ET.

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Tempur-Pedic International has a market cap of $2.56 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 35.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Tempur-Pedic International Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of bedding products in North America and internationally. It offers mattresses, pillows, and adjustable bed bases, as well as various cushions and other comfort products. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tempur-Pedic International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Tempur-Pedic International Ratings Report.

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