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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Atheros Communications (Nasdaq: ATHR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $44.98, above its previous 52-week high of $44.88 with 106,314 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 937,900 shares over the past 30 days. Atheros has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 24.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Atheros Communications, Inc. develops semiconductor system solutions for communication products. Its products include solutions for wireless local area network (WLAN), mobile WLAN, Ethernet, Bluetooth, global positioning system (GPS), and powerline communications. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.7, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.