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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- B&G Foods Inc (NYSE: BGS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $21.86, above its previous 52-week high of $21.83 with 199,972 shares traded as of 3 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 427,500 shares over the past 30 days. B&G has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 57.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. B&G Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has a P/E ratio of 20, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 19.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.