Western Refining Reaches New 52-Week High (WNR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Western Refining (NYSE: WNR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $24.22, above its previous 52-week high of $23.97 with 890,088 shares traded as of 12:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Western Refining has a market cap of $2.17 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 80% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. The company operates in three segments: Refining Group, Wholesale Group, and Retail Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.8, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 40.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Western Refining as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally poor debt management. You can view the full Western Refining Ratings Report.

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