Mead Johnson Nutrition Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MJN)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $85.58, above its previous 52-week high of $84.92 with 158,405 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Mead Johnson Nutrition has a market cap of $16.48 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 20.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children's nutritional products, and other nutritional products in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.8, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mead Johnson Nutrition 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, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Mead Johnson Nutrition Ratings Report.

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