InterOil Rises On Unusually High Volume (IOC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 1.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $5.96 (+7.5%) at $85.13 as of 3:59 p.m. ET.

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InterOil has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 42.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

InterOil Corporation operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Papua New Guinea. The company operates in four segments: Upstream, Midstream, Downstream, and Corporate.

TheStreet Ratings rates InterOil as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full InterOil Ratings Report.

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