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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WGL Holdings Incorporated (NYSE: WGL) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $44.91, above its previous 52-week high of $44.83 with 20,766 shares traded as of 10:24 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 334,600 shares over the past 30 days. WGL has a market cap of $2.27 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 25% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. WGL Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the sale and delivery of natural gas, and provides energy-related products and services. It operates in three segments: Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, and Design-Build Energy Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.