NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Genworth Financial

(NYSE:

GNW

) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $10.17, below its previous 52-week high of $16.10 with 862,407 shares traded as of 10:12 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Genworth Financial has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are down 20.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Genworth Financial, Inc., a financial security company, provides insurance, wealth management, investment, and financial solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Retirement and Protection, International, and U.S. Mortgage Insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 104.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Genworth Financial as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Genworth Financial Ratings Report

.

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