Seagate Technology Stock Hits New 52-Week High (STX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $39.18, above its previous 52-week high of $37.94 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Seagate Technology has a market cap of $13.17 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 21.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, markets, and sells hard disk drives for enterprise storage, client compute, and client non-compute market applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Seagate Technology 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, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Seagate Technology Ratings Report.

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