Genworth Financial Rises On Unusually High Volume (GNW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 37.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 18 cents (+3.1%) at $6.06 as of 3:40 p.m. ET.

Genworth Financial has a market cap of $3.78 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 17.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 14.5, 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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