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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United Breweries Company (NYSE: CCU) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $71.05, above its previous 52-week high of $70.89 with 4,900 shares traded as of 10:48 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 38,100 shares over the past 30 days. United Breweries has a market cap of $4.01 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A., through its subsidiaries, produces, bottles, sells, and distributes beverages primarily in Chile and Argentina. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.9, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 16.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.