4. As of noon trading, Nike ( NKE) is up $0.86 (1.3%) to $66.26 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.0 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.96-$66.98 after having opened the day at $66.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.40.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories, as well as in the provision of services to men, women, and kids worldwide. Nike has a market cap of $46.3 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Nike as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Nike Ratings Report now.

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