NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- EV Energy Partner (Nasdaq: EVEP) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $75.94, above its previous 52-week high of $73.37 with 161,754 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 377,600 shares over the past 30 days. EV Energy Partner has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 83.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. EV Energy Partners, L.P. engages in the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.3, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 66.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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