Tenet Healthcare Stock Hits New 52-Week High (THC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Tenet Healthcare (NYSE: THC) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $45.13, above its previous 52-week high of $45.09 with 844,757 shares traded as of 12:06 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Tenet Healthcare has a market cap of $4.61 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 35.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation, an investor-owned health care services company, owns and operates acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers, urgent care centers, and related health care facilities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 26, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Tenet Healthcare as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. You can view the full Tenet Healthcare Ratings Report.

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