Snyders-Lance Stock Hits New 52-Week High (LNCE)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Snyders-Lance (Nasdaq: LNCE) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $24.69, above its previous 52-week high of $24.64 with 14,035 shares traded as of 9:59 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 200,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Snyders-Lance has a market cap of $1.54 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 9.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Snyder's-Lance, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes snack food products primarily in the United States. Its products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle chips, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, other salty snacks, sugar wafers, nuts, and restaurant style crackers. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Snyders-Lance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Snyders-Lance Ratings Report.

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