NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kirby (NYSE: KEX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $69.39, above its previous 52-week high of $69.29 with 192,465 shares traded as of 10:30 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 402,400 shares over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $3.72 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Marine Transportation and Diesel Engine Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2, 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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