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) -- DDR (NYSE: DDR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $18.98, above its previous 52-week high of $18.96 with 509,005 shares traded as of 11:01 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.7 million shares over the past 30 days. DDR has a market cap of $5.94 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 20.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. DDR Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company engages in acquiring, developing, redeveloping, owning, leasing, and managing shopping centers, mini-malls, and lifestyle centers.
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TheStreet Ratings rates DDR as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full DDR Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.