NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Genworth Financial Inc

(NYSE:

GNW

) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $5.03, below its previous 52-week low of $5.26 with 656,940 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 10.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Genworth Financial has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are down 56.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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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 57.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Genworth Financial as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Genworth Financial Ratings Report

.

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