NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Black Hills Corporation (NYSE: BKH) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $34.91, above its previous 52-week high of $34.85 with 56,170 shares traded as of 10:29 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 291,700 shares over the past 30 days. Black Hills has a market cap of $1.34 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 1.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Black Hills Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified energy company primarily in the United States. The company operates through six segments: Electric Utilities, Gas Utilities, Oil and Gas, Coal Mining, Energy Marketing, and Power Generation. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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