BRF (NYSE:BRFS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $23.82, above its previous 52-week high of $23.76 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 1:31 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days.
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) -- BRF (NYSE: BRFS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $23.82, above its previous 52-week high of $23.76 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 1:31 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days. BRF has a market cap of $20.21 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 8.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. BRF - Brasil Foods S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in raising, producing, and slaughtering poultry, pork, and beef in Brazil and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates BRF as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full BRF Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.