) -- Shares of

S&W Seed Company



) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, 26.1% above Tuesday's closing price of $4.60. Volume is at 167,398, 14.2 times the daily average of 11,800.

S&W Seed has a market cap of $26.9 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

S&W Seed Company engages in contracting the production of alfalfa seed varieties, processing the seeds, and marketing the certified seed to agribusiness firms and farmers worldwide. It also involves in the production of stevia leaf.

TheStreet Ratings rates S&W Seed as a

TheStreet Recommends


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

S&W Seed Ratings Report


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