NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq: SBUX) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $69.77, above its previous 52-week high of $69.72 with 263,633 shares traded as of 9:56 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Starbucks has a market cap of $51.91 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 29.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. As of September 30, 2012, the company operated 9,405 company-operated stores and 8,661 licensed stores.
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