Fresh Market Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (TFM)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Fresh Market (Nasdaq: TFM) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 3.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading down $3.55 (-5.8%) at $58.14 as of 3:50 p.m. ET.

Fresh Market has a market cap of $2.94 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 54.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Fresh Market, Inc. operates as a specialty grocery retailer. The company has a P/E ratio of 51.5, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fresh Market as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and poor profit margins. You can view the full Fresh Market Ratings Report.

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