Computer Sciences Rises On Unusually High Volume (CSC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $1.99 (+4.7%) at $44.58 as of 3:55 p.m. ET.

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Computer Sciences has a market cap of $6.86 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Computer Sciences Corporation provides information technology (IT) and professional services to governments and commercial enterprises. The company has a P/E ratio of 14, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Computer Sciences as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full Computer Sciences Ratings Report.

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