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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) -- Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $44.10, above its previous 52-week high of $44.08 with 813,640 shares traded as of 2:59 p.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days. Shaw Group has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 63.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. The Shaw Group Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 548.8, below the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 731.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.