Focus Media Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FMCN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Focus Media (Nasdaq: FMCN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $27.41, above its previous 52-week high of $27.32 with 749,097 shares traded as of 2:35 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Focus Media has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Focus Media Holding Limited, a multi-platform digital media company, operates liquid crystal display (LCD) network using audiovisual digital displays in China. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Focus Media as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Focus Media Ratings Report.

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