NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WD-40 Company (Nasdaq: WDFC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $41.99 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $41.77. WD-40 is changing hands at $41.91 with 1,196 shares traded as of 9:32 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 76,000 shares over the past 30 days.

WD-40 has a market cap of $695.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WD-40 Company produces and sells lubricants, hand cleaners, and household cleaners worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 15.8.
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TheStreet Ratings rates WD-40 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full WD-40 Ratings Report.

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