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Kimco Reaches New 52-Week High (KIM)

Tickers in this article: KIM

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Kimco Realty (KIM">KIM) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $23.34, above its previous 52-week high of $23.02 with 2.6 million shares traded as of 1:46 p.m. ET. Average volume has been three million shares over the past 30 days.

Kimco has a market cap of $9.23 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 83.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Kimco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Kimco Ratings Report.

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