KBR (NYSE:KBR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $36.55, above its previous 52-week high of $36.46 with 373,141 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.
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) -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $36.55, above its previous 52-week high of $36.46 with 373,141 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days. KBR has a market cap of $5.31 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 20.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. KBR, Inc. operates as an engineering, construction, and services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates KBR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and attractive 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 KBR Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.