Genworth Financial Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (GNW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 14.3% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $7.70 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $6.60.

The average volume for Genworth Financial has been 9.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Genworth Financial has a market cap of $3.78 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Genworth Financial, Inc., a financial security company, provides insurance, wealth management, investment, and financial solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 30.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genworth Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full Genworth Financial Ratings Report.

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