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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- BancorpSouth (NYSE: BXS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $14.36, above its previous 52-week high of $14.35 with 403,333 shares traded as of 1:39 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 640,900 shares over the past 30 days. BancorpSouth has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 24.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. BancorpSouth, Inc. operates as a financial holding company for BancorpSouth Bank that provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 19.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.