Hain Celestial Group Rises On Unusually High Volume (HAIN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.16 (+3.9%) at $57.13 as of 3:31 p.m. ET.

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Hain Celestial Group has a market cap of $2.56 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells natural and organic products. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hain Celestial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Hain Celestial Group Ratings Report.

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