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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

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Reinsurance Group of America

(NYSE:

RGA

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $65.63, above its previous 52-week high of $65.34 with 29,545 shares traded as of 10:01 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 459,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Reinsurance Group of America has a market cap of $4.71 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 21.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated engages in the life and health reinsurance business. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Reinsurance Group of America as a

buy

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

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