NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $54.43, above its previous 52-week high of $54.40 with 10,925 shares traded as of 10:04 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 561,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Integrys Energy Group has a market cap of $4.26 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 11.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Integrys Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a regulated electric and natural gas utility company in the United States and Canada. It provides natural gas utility services in Chicago, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Integrys Energy Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Integrys Energy Group Ratings Report.

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