NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Gammon Gold (NYSE: AUQ) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $13.28, above its previous 52-week high of $13.19 with 735,320 shares traded as of 11:52 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days. Gammon has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 57.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. AuRico Gold Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold and silver mines and projects in Mexico. The company was formerly known as Gammon Gold, Inc. and changed its name to AuRico Gold Inc. in June, 2011.
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