Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hess (NYSE: HES) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $68.33, above its previous 52-week high of $67.86 with 15.6 million shares traded as of 12:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.6 million shares over the past 30 days. Hess has a market cap of $20.12 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Hess Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production (E&P) and Marketing and Refining (M&R). The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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