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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $75.09, above its previous 52-week high of $74.98 with 2.2 million shares traded as of 3:59 p.m. ET. Average volume has been one million shares over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $7.89 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.