Yandex Rises On Unusually High Volume (YNDX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Yandex (Nasdaq: YNDX) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 5.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $3.14 (+14.6%) at $24.59 as of 1:31 p.m. ET.

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Yandex has a market cap of $4.52 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Yandex N.V., an Internet and technology company, operates an Internet search engine in Russia and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Yandex as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Yandex Ratings Report.

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