Emerson Electric Reaches New 52-Week High (EMR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $55.61, above its previous 52-week high of $55.60 with 1.7 million shares traded as of 2:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Emerson Electric has a market cap of $39.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, engages in designing and supplying products and technology, and providing engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Emerson Electric Ratings Report.

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