NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Isis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ISIS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $29.21, above its previous 52-week high of $29.08 with 201,463 shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

Isis has a market cap of $3.23 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 172.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of antisense drugs using novel drug discovery platform.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Isis as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. 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 Isis Ratings Report.

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