NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

BE Aerospace

(Nasdaq:

BEAV

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $46.76, above its previous 52-week high of $46.70 with 203,236 shares traded as of 12:09 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 819,600 shares over the past 30 days.

BE has a market cap of $4.29 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

aerospace/defense

industry. Shares are up 19.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

BE Aerospace, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of commercial aircraft and business jet cabin interior products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumables Management, Commercial Aircraft, and Business Jet. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, below the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 21 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates BE as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

BE Ratings Report

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