ConAgra Reaches New 52-Week High (CAG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $28.15, above its previous 52-week high of $28.03 with 171,627 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

ConAgra has a market cap of $11.33 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company primarily in North America. The company operates through two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 18.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates ConAgra as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full ConAgra Ratings Report.

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