PACCAR Reaches New 52-Week High (PCAR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $51.79, above its previous 52-week high of $51.38 with 110,984 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days.

PACCAR has a market cap of $17.52 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 9.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PACCAR Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket parts worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates PACCAR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full PACCAR Ratings Report.

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