United Reaches New 52-Week High (UTHR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $62.83, above its previous 52-week high of $62.82 with 207,026 shares traded as of 1:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 670,500 shares over the past 30 days.

United has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 16.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

United Therapeutics Corporation, a biotechnology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates United as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. 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 United Ratings Report.

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