John B. Sanfilippo & Son Stock Soars (JBSS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son (Nasdaq: JBSS) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $8.05 as of 10:09 a.m. ET, 22% above Wednesday's closing price of $6.60. Volume is at 14,399, 0.3 times the daily average of 42,000.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a market cap of $53.5 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 46.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. engages in processing and marketing tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 22.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates John B. Sanfilippo & Son as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its robust revenue growth -- not just in the most recent periods but in previous quarters as well. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full John B. Sanfilippo & Son Ratings Report.

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