Intuit Rises On Unusually High Volume (INTU)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 4.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $1.36 (+2.4%) at $58.45 as of 11:55 a.m. ET.

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Intuit has a market cap of $19.03 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, and Singapore. The company has a P/E ratio of 27, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intuit as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Intuit Ratings Report.

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