Edison International Rises On Unusually High Volume (EIX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Edison International (NYSE: EIX) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 5.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $1 (+2.2%) at $47.36 as of 3:10 p.m. ET.

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Edison International has a market cap of $14.91 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Edison International, through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric power. It also invests in transportation infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy in the Netherlands, Australia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Edison International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Edison International Ratings Report.

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