NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

AmTrust Financial Services

(Nasdaq:

AFSI

) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $24.16, above its previous 52-week high of $24.15 with 249,784 shares traded as of 2:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 253,400 shares over the past 30 days.

AmTrust Financial Services has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 35.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a multinational specialty property and casualty insurance company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates AmTrust Financial Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

AmTrust Financial Services Ratings Report

.

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