NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $65.51, above its previous 52-week high of $62.78 with 89,475 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 28.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the freight rail transportation business. The company has a P/E ratio of 23, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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