NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Astec Industries (Nasdaq: ASTE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $39.79, above its previous 52-week high of $39.13 with 8,190 shares traded as of 9:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 112,700 shares over the past 30 days. Astec has a market cap of $884.2 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Astec Industries, Inc. engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and marketing of equipment and components used in road building, utility, and related construction activities worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.7.
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