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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- RPM International (NYSE: RPM) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $27.10, above its previous 52-week high of $26.69 with 63,476 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 803,200 shares over the past 30 days. RPM International has a market cap of $3.21 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. RPM International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical products to industrial and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5, above the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 16.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.