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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Pilgrims Pride (NYSE: PPC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $7.85, above its previous 52-week high of $7.80 with 343,839 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 938,700 shares over the past 30 days. Pilgrims Pride has a market cap of $1.95 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 7.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Pilgrim's Corp. produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh and frozen chicken products to retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators primarily in the United States.