NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Diamond Foods (DMND) shares are up 5.18% to $28 per share in after-hours trading on Thursday after reporting fourth quarter revenue of $219.1 million, a 9.6% increase over the same period last year and ahead of analysts' $207.2 million estimates.

Adjusted EBITDA decreased 2.7% to $23.9 million while the company reported earnings of 19 cents per share that was 4 cents better than analysts' guidance.STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

TheStreet Ratings team rates DIAMOND FOODS INC as a Sell with a ratings score of D+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate DIAMOND FOODS INC (DMND) a SELL. This is driven by multiple weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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