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) -- Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $60.77, above its previous 52-week high of $60.45 with 325,214 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 27.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures various industrial products and equipment worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 12.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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