Kraft Stock Hits New 52-Week High (KFT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kraft Foods (Nasdaq: KFT) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $42.52, above its previous 52-week high of $42.44 with 24.1 million shares traded as of 4 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 13.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Kraft has a market cap of $73.11 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kraft Foods Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets packaged food products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 20.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Kraft as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Kraft Ratings Report.

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