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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ametek (NYSE: AME) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $43.99, above its previous 52-week high of $43.98 with 500,204 shares traded as of 1:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Ametek has a market cap of $10.54 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company operates in two segments, Electronic Instruments Group and Electromechanical Group.