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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $36.43, above its previous 52-week high of $35.98 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 1:50 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 618,800 shares over the past 30 days. Eagle has a market cap of $1.32 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 37% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Eagle Materials Inc. produces building materials and construction products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. It operates in four segments: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates.