Bunge Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Bunge (NYSE: BG) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $74.24, above its previous 52-week high of $74.18 with 235,585 shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 871,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Bunge has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Bunge Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the agriculture and food businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Bunge as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Bunge Ratings Report.

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