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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- National Penn (Nasdaq: NPBC) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $9.21, above its previous 52-week high of $9.03 with 81,976 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 829,500 shares over the past 30 days. National Penn has a market cap of $1.35 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for National Penn Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to residents and businesses primarily in eastern and central Pennsylvania. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 19.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.