NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $75.28, above its previous 52-week high of $74.43 with 15,716 shares traded as of 11:32 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 48,000 shares over the past 30 days. Deltic Timber has a market cap of $839.1 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 30.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Deltic Timber Corporation, a natural resources company, together with its subsidiaries, grows and harvests timber, as well as manufactures and markets lumber. The company has a P/E ratio of 206.8, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 125.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Deltic Timber as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Deltic Timber Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.