Starwood Property Reaches New 52-Week High (STWD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Starwood Property (NYSE: STWD) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $28.43, above its previous 52-week high of $28.42 with 506,891 shares traded as of 11:27 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Starwood Property has a market cap of $3.81 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 23.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. engages in originating, investing in, financing, and managing commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 16, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Starwood Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Starwood Property Ratings Report.

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