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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $41.57, above its previous 52-week high of $39.71 with 47,330 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 237,900 shares over the past 30 days. Curtiss-Wright has a market cap of $1.73 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and systems. It operates in three segments: Flow Control, Motion Control, and Metal Treatment. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3, above the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 13.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.