NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Universal Forest Products (Nasdaq: UFPI) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $38.98, above its previous 52-week high of $38.85 with 36,606 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 108,000 shares over the past 30 days. Universal Forest has a market cap of $742.5 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 13.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Universal Forest Products, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engineers, manufactures, treats, distributes, and installs lumber, composite wood, plastic, and other building products for the DIY/retail, site-built construction, manufactured housing, and industrial markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.8, equal to the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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