NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $49.72, above its previous 52-week high of $49.46 with 159,604 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days. FirstEnergy has a market cap of $20.28 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 11% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. FirstEnergy Corp. operates as a diversified energy company. The company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3, below the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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