ConAgra Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CAG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $34.96, above its previous 52-week high of $34.95 with 862,972 shares traded as of 2:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

ConAgra has a market cap of $14.07 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 17.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 21.8, 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 solid stock price performance, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 ConAgra Ratings Report.

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