NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

White Mountains Insurance Group

(NYSE:

WTM

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $504.99, above its previous 52-week high of $504.03 with 2,244 shares traded as of 3:59 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 11,800 shares over the past 30 days.

White Mountains Insurance Group has a market cap of $3.42 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 9.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.1, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 99.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates White Mountains Insurance Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

White Mountains Insurance Group Ratings Report

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