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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Home Depot (NYSE: HD) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $51.98, above its previous 52-week high of $51.85 with 7.2 million shares traded as of 3:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.5 million shares over the past 30 days. Home Depot has a market cap of $77.13 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 23% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. The Home Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer. The company's stores sell building materials, and home improvement and lawn and garden products to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (at D-I-F-M), and professional customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 20.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.