NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

World Fuel Services Corporation

(NYSE:

INT

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $45.50, above its previous 52-week high of $45.37 with 15,552 shares traded as of 9:34 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 738,600 shares over the past 30 days.

World Fuel Services has a market cap of $3.21 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 7.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

World Fuel Services Corporation, a fuel logistics company, engages in the marketing, distribution, and sale of aviation, marine, and land fuel products and related services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Aviation, Marine, and Land. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates World Fuel Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

World Fuel Services Ratings Report

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