NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Yuhe International

(Nasdaq:

YUII

) were gapping down Thursday morning with an open price 15.7% lower than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.08 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $3.44.

The average volume for Yuhe International has been 235,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Yuhe International has a market cap of $88.1 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are down 54.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Yuhe International, Inc. engages in the supply of day-old chickens raised for meat production or broilers in the People's Republic of China. The company purchases baby parent breeding stocks from primary breeder farms, raises them for hatching eggs, and sells live day-old broilers. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Yuhe International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Yuhe International Ratings Report

.

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