NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- McGraw-Hill Companies Incorporated (NYSE: MHP) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $47.96, above its previous 52-week high of $47.85 with 242,311 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days. McGraw-Hill Companies has a market cap of $13.65 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 16.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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