NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Ralcorp Holdings Incorporated

(NYSE:

RAH

) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 1.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $4.71 (+6.6%) at $76.13 as of 1:07 p.m. ET.

Ralcorp has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 9.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. provides various food products and ready-to-eat cereal products. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ralcorp as a

TheStreet Recommends

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Ralcorp Ratings Report

.

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