2. As of noon trading, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR) is up $10.55 (17.1%) to $72.38 on heavy volume. Thus far, 12.4 million shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.80-$73.57 after having opened the day at $66.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.83.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. engages in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 48.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Ratings Report now.

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