NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Polypore International

(NYSE:

PPO

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it traded at $57.80 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $54.71. Polypore International is changing hands at $56.77 with 442,960 shares traded as of 10:06 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 562,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Polypore International has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are up 21.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Polypore International, Inc., a technology filtration company, develops, manufactures, and markets microporous membranes used in separation and filtration processes. It operates in two segments, Energy Storage and Separations Media.

TheStreet Ratings rates Polypore International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally poor debt management. You can view the full

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