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) -- Airgas (NYSE: ARG) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $97.69, above its previous 52-week high of $97.68 with 212,671 shares traded as of 2:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 576,400 shares over the past 30 days. Airgas has a market cap of $7.59 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Airgas, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of industrial, medical, and specialty gases in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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