Edison International Stock Hits New 52-Week High (EIX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Edison International (NYSE: EIX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $51.30, above its previous 52-week high of $51.23 with 230,250 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

Edison International has a market cap of $16.48 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Edison International, through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric power. It also invests in transportation infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy in the Netherlands, Australia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Edison International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Edison International Ratings Report.

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