NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sonic Automotive (NYSE: SAH) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $18.17, above its previous 52-week high of $18.11 with 80,079 shares traded as of 9:44 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 546,900 shares over the past 30 days. Sonic Automotive has a market cap of $639.2 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 19.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 8.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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