NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Western Refining (NYSE: WNR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $24.33, above its previous 52-week high of $24.32 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 1:35 p.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $2.09 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 73.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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 31.5, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 39 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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