National Financial Reaches New 52-Week High (NFP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- National Financial Partners Corporation (NYSE: NFP) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $16.52, above its previous 52-week high of $16.46 with 58,153 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 298,700 shares over the past 30 days.

National Financial has a market cap of $620.2 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 17.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

National Financial Partners Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in providing advisory and brokerage services to corporate and high net worth individual clients in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 16.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates National Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full National Financial Ratings Report.

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