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) -- Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $62.60, above its previous 52-week high of $62.59 with 24,836 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 701,700 shares over the past 30 days. Eagle has a market cap of $3.05 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 6.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes building products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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