Hanesbrands Reaches New 52-Week High (HBI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $51.51, above its previous 52-week high of $51.48 with 215,152 shares traded as of 10:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Hanesbrands has a market cap of $5.01 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, engages in designing, manufacturing, sourcing, and selling a range of basic apparel in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Hanesbrands Ratings Report.

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