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Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cadence Design Systems (Nasdaq: CDNS) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $13.42, above its previous 52-week high of $13.41 with 2.1 million shares traded as of 3:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.3 million shares over the past 30 days. Cadence Design Systems has a market cap of $3.63 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 26.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops, sells or leases, licenses, and maintains electronic design automation software, hardware, verification intellectual property (IP), and design IP for semiconductor and electronic system customers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.8, below the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 34.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.