NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

B&G Foods Inc

(NYSE:

BGS

) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $21.55, above its previous 52-week high of $21.31 with 659,243 shares traded as of 10:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 422,300 shares over the past 30 days.

B&G has a market cap of $885.5 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 43% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

B&G Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 18.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates B&G as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

B&G Ratings Report

.

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