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) -- IHS (NYSE: IHS) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 770,871 shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.24 (+2.3%) at $101.99 as of 3:50 p.m. ET.
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IHS has a market cap of $6.59 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. IHS Inc. provides critical information, insights, and analytics. The company has a P/E ratio of 42, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates IHS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins 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 IHS 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.