Jarden Stock Hits New 52-Week High (JAH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $54.34, above its previous 52-week high of $54.26 with 212,576 shares traded as of 12:09 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 951,100 shares over the past 30 days.

Jarden has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 78.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Jarden Corporation manufactures, sources, and sells consumer products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 19 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Jarden as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Jarden Ratings Report.

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