NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Energy Transfer Equity

(NYSE:

ETE

) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $73.93, above its previous 52-week high of $70.93 with 607,869 shares traded as of 9:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 766,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Energy Transfer Equity has a market cap of $19.73 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 54.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., through its subsidiaries, provides diversified energy-related services in the United States. The company sells natural gas to electric utilities, independent power plants, local distribution companies, industrial end-users, and other marketing companies. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates

Energy Transfer Equity

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

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