NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $66.36 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $66.26. Enbridge Energy is changing hands at $66.09 with 45,031 shares traded as of 10:39 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 223,700 shares over the past 30 days. Enbridge Energy has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets, as well as natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transmission, and marketing assets in the United States. TheStreet Ratings rates Enbridge Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Enbridge Energy Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.