Hanesbrands Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (HBI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 2.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down $1.24 (-2.7%) at $44.68 as of 3:41 p.m. ET.

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Hanesbrands has a market cap of $4.48 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 28.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, engages in designing, manufacturing, sourcing, and selling a range of basic apparels in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full Hanesbrands Ratings Report.

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