Thermo Fisher Scientific Stock Hits New 52-Week High (TMO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $80.63, above its previous 52-week high of $79.25 with 272,475 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has a market cap of $28.02 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacture, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Thermo Fisher Scientific as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific Ratings Report.

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