Mohawk Reaches New 52-Week High (MHK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Mohawk Industries (NYSE: MHK) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $83.55, above its previous 52-week high of $83.35 with 100,219 shares traded as of 9:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 483,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Mohawk has a market cap of $5.54 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 34.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mohawk Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of floor covering products for residential and commercial markets for remodeling and new construction primarily in the United States and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.3, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Mohawk as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Mohawk Ratings Report.

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