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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $61.44, above its previous 52-week high of $61.21 with 110,195 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.2 million shares over the past 30 days. NextEra Energy has a market cap of $25.01 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in the generation of renewable energy from wind and solar projects. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, below the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 16.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.