NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Vanguard Natural Resources (NYSE: VNR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $32.05 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $32. Vanguard Natural is changing hands at $31.98 with 108,489 shares traded as of 10:22 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 209,500 shares over the past 30 days. Vanguard Natural has a market cap of $834.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 6.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC, through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and development of natural gas and oil properties in the United States. TheStreet Ratings rates Vanguard Natural as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has not been very careful in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full Vanguard Natural Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.