NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- C.R. Bard (NYSE: BCR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it traded at $99.18 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $99. C.R. Bard is changing hands at $99.19 with 620,723 shares traded as of 3:56 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 689,500 shares over the past 30 days. C.R. Bard has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. C. R. Bard, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, packaging, distribution, and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices worldwide. It offers vascular, urology, oncology, and surgical specialty products. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.
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