NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $10.20, above its previous 52-week high of $10.17 with 333,685 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.8 million shares over the past 30 days. First Niagara Financial Group has a market cap of $3.55 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 26.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Niagara Bank, N.A. that provides retail and commercial banking, and other financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.