Raymond James Financial Rises On Unusually High Volume (RJF)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.3 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.18 (+2.6%) at $45.82 as of 3:35 p.m. ET.

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Raymond James Financial has a market cap of $6.13 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 15.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Raymond James Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Raymond James Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Raymond James Financial Ratings Report.

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