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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Franklin Electric (Nasdaq: FELE) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $52.46, above its previous 52-week high of $52.19 with 15,284 shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 129,200 shares over the past 30 days. Franklin Electric has a market cap of $1.15 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Franklin Electric Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of groundwater and fuel pumping systems. It operates in two segments, Water Systems and Fueling Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 19.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.