SodaStream International Rises On Unusually High Volume (SODA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SodaStream International (Nasdaq: SODA) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.24 (+2.6%) at $49.33 as of 2:51 p.m. ET.

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SodaStream International has a market cap of $1.03 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

SodaStream International Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of home beverage carbonation systems that enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water instantly into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates SodaStream International as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. You can view the full SodaStream International Ratings Report.

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