Actavis Reaches New 52-Week High (ACT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Actavis (NYSE: ACT) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $91.52, above its previous 52-week high of $91.47 with 733,444 shares traded as of 1:07 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Actavis has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 4.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Actavis, Inc., an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing generic, branded generic, brand, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 116.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Actavis 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 also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Actavis Ratings Report.

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