NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $36.79, above its previous 52-week high of $36.09 with 339,420 shares traded as of 10:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 521,300 shares over the past 30 days. Gildan Activewear has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 25.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Gildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells T-shirts, activewear, underwear, and socks to wholesale screen printers, embroiderers, and retailers in North America, Europe, and internationally. It sells T-shirts, fleece, and sport shirts under the Gildan brand name. The company has a P/E ratio of 21, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 21.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.3.
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