NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE: SWM) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $69.55, above its previous 52-week high of $69.33 with 431,799 shares traded as of 12:19 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 180,100 shares over the past 30 days.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International has a market cap of $941.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 5.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. manufactures and sells paper and reconstituted tobacco products to the tobacco industry, as well as specialized paper products for use in other applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 16.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Schweitzer-Mauduit International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and compelling growth 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 Schweitzer-Mauduit International Ratings Report.

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