NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Companhia Brasiliera de Distribuicao

(NYSE:

CBD

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $45.35, above its previous 52-week high of $44.51 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 3:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 525,900 shares over the past 30 days.

Companhia Brasiliera de Distribuicao has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

retail

industry. Shares are up 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao operates as a retailer of food, clothing, home appliances, and other products through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, and specialized and department stores primarily in Brazil. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.5, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 26 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia Brasiliera de Distribuicao as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Companhia Brasiliera de Distribuicao Ratings Report

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