Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $36.31, above its previous 52-week high of $36.21 with 231,753 shares traded as of 11:21 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days. MeadWestvaco has a market cap of $6.31 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, tobacco, and home and garden industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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