NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Idacorp (NYSE: IDA) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $42, above its previous 52-week high of $41.97 with 154,655 shares traded as of 3:37 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 325,700 shares over the past 30 days. Idacorp has a market cap of $2.02 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 12.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. IDACORP, Inc., through its subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale, and purchase of electric energy in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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