NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- First American Financial (NYSE: FAF) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $17.24, above its previous 52-week high of $16.96 with 77,809 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 624,400 shares over the past 30 days. First American Financial has a market cap of $1.75 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 33.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 22.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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