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 Wednesday as it is currently trading at $77.46, above its previous 52-week high of $77.44 with 65,484 shares traded as of 10:16 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Eagle has a market cap of $3.77 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 31% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 62.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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