Plains All American Pipeline Stock Hits New 52-Week High (PAA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE: PAA) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $55.29, above its previous 52-week high of $55.24 with 141,014 shares traded as of 11:09 a.m. ET. Average volume has been one million shares over the past 30 days.

Plains All American Pipeline has a market cap of $18.16 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil and refined products in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Transportation, Facilities, and Supply and Logistics. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Plains All American Pipeline as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Plains All American Pipeline Ratings Report.

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