NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Healthspring (NYSE: HS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $54.50, above its previous 52-week high of $54.46 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 2:46 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days. Healthspring has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 104.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. HealthSpring, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a managed care organization in the United States. It focuses primarily on Medicare, the federal government sponsored health insurance program for the U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 13.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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