NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Casey's General Stores (Nasdaq: CASY) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $47.44, above its previous 52-week high of $47.43 with 161,729 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 305,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Casey's General Stores has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the names of Casey's General Store , HandiMart , and Just Diesel in the Midwestern states. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 18.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Casey's General Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Casey's General Stores Ratings Report.

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