NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (NYSE: AWH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $71.41, above its previous 52-week high of $71.36 with 89,169 shares traded as of 1:52 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 238,800 shares over the past 30 days. Allied World Assurance has a market cap of $2.63 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 12.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG operates as a specialty insurance and reinsurance company in Bermuda, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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