NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kirby (NYSE: KEX) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $70.51, above its previous 52-week high of $70.22 with 182,949 shares traded as of 12:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 416,100 shares over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $3.76 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 23.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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