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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE: GWR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $64.43, above its previous 52-week high of $64.24 with 308,933 shares traded as of 3:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 208,300 shares over the past 30 days. Genesee & Wyoming has a market cap of $2.48 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 24.9, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 24.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.