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) -- Copa Holdings (NYSE: CPA) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 681,999 shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $9.58 (+7.7%) at $134.58 as of 11:45 a.m. ET.
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Copa has a market cap of $4.29 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 30.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Copa Holdings, S.A. provides airline passenger and cargo services in Latin America. It provides services within Colombia; and international flights from various cities in Colombia to Panama, Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Copa as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Copa Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list 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.