Celgene Reaches New 52-Week High (CELG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq: CELG) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $110.90, above its previous 52-week high of $110.80 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 11:41 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Celgene has a market cap of $46.07 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 40.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Celgene Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of various therapies to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases in the United States, Europe, and other countries. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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

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