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) -- Western Refining (NYSE: WNR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $36.01, above its previous 52-week high of $35.94 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 3:59 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $3.15 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 25.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 27.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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