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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE: GWR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $64.04, above its previous 52-week high of $63.73 with 14,223 shares traded as of 9:39 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 213,600 shares over the past 30 days. Genesee & Wyoming has a market cap of $2.47 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching services in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.