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) -- TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 918,141 shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.7 times its average daily volume and trading up $4.48 (+2.9%) at $161.62 as of 2:56 p.m. ET.
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TransDigm Group has a market cap of $8.22 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 15.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TransDigm Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, designs, produces, and supplies engineered aerospace components for commercial and military aircraft customers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 30, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates TransDigm Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full TransDigm Group Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more..