Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (GMCR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (Nasdaq: GMCR) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 14.2% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $59.48 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $67.92.

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The average volume for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $8.71 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 41.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. engages in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Ratings Report.

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