NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of China Green Agriculture (NYSE: CGA) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.10 as of 12:07 p.m. ET, 20.3% above Tuesday's closing price of $4.24. Volume is at 288,410, 1.2 times the daily average of 231,000.

China Green Agriculture has a market cap of $96.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 52.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

China Green Agriculture, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and distribution of humic acid based compound fertilizers in China. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.1, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates China Green Agriculture 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full China Green Agriculture Ratings Report.

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