KKR Stock Hits New 52-Week High (KKR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- KKR (NYSE: KKR) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $19.45, above its previous 52-week high of $19.41 with 131,599 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

KKR has a market cap of $5.02 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 26.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is a private equity investment firm specializing in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, special situations, growth equity, mature, and middle market investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates KKR as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full KKR Ratings Report.

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