Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 4.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.3 times its average daily volume and trading up $3.26 (+6.8%) at $51.56 as of 9:55 a.m. ET.
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AmerisourceBergen has a market cap of $11.25 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. AmerisourceBergen Corporation, a pharmaceutical services company, provides drug distribution and related services to healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates AmerisourceBergen as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full AmerisourceBergen Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.