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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $78.50, above its previous 52-week high of $77.09 with 3.5 million shares traded as of 2:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.3 million shares over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark has a market cap of $29.12 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 4.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and marketing health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Other, and Health Care. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 18.6 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.