NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Franklin Electric (Nasdaq: FELE) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $45.86 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $45.63. Franklin Electric is changing hands at $45.82 with 23,092 shares traded as of 12:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 90,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Franklin Electric has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 13.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Franklin Electric Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of groundwater and fuel pumping systems. It operates in two segments, Water Systems and Fueling Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.1.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Franklin Electric 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, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Franklin Electric Ratings Report.

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