TransDigm Group Stock Hits New 52-Week High (TDG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $143.52, above its previous 52-week high of $143.15 with 170,164 shares traded as of 12:35 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 404,300 shares over the past 30 days.

TransDigm Group has a market cap of $7.05 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 46.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TransDigm Group Incorporated designs, produces, and supplies engineered aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft principally in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7, above the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 24.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates TransDigm Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full TransDigm Group Ratings Report.

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