NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $55.99, above its previous 52-week high of $55.98 with 228,804 shares traded as of 12:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 481,600 shares over the past 30 days. Hain Celestial Group has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 48.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells natural and organic products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.2, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 35.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Hain Celestial Group 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, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Hain Celestial Group Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.