NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Cal-Maine Foods

(Nasdaq:

CALM

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $36.60, above its previous 52-week high of $36.55 with 41,586 shares traded as of 11:34 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 77,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Cal-Maine has a market cap of $768 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. engages in the production, grading, packaging, distribution, and marketing of shell eggs. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 14.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cal-Maine as a

hold

. 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 and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Cal-Maine Ratings Report

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