NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- BE Aerospace (Nasdaq: BEAV) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $47.24, above its previous 52-week high of $47.18 with 244,549 shares traded as of 10:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 819,600 shares over the past 30 days. BE has a market cap of $4.29 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 19.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. BE Aerospace, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services commercial aircraft and business jet cabin interior products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, below the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 21 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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