NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Universal American Financial Corporation (NYSE: UAM) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $22.87 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $22.86. Universal American Financial is changing hands at $22.87 with 156,616 shares traded as of 3:42 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 379,100 shares over the past 30 days. Universal American Financial has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Universal American Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides health insurance and managed care products and services primarily to the senior population in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.1.
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