NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Boise (NYSE: BZ) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $9.67, above its previous 52-week high of $9.60 with 901,623 shares traded as of 11:15 a.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days.

Boise has a market cap of $758 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Boise Inc. manufactures packaging and paper products in North America. The company operates through two segments, Paper and Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Boise as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally poor debt management. You can view the full Boise Ratings Report.

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