Cree Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CREE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $62.35, above its previous 52-week high of $61.76 with 488,643 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

Cree has a market cap of $7.04 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 75.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures lighting-class light emitting diode (LED) products, lighting products, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 101.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cree as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. You can view the full Cree Ratings Report.

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