NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kemper (NYSE: KMPR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $31.01, above its previous 52-week high of $30.99 with 202,324 shares traded as of 3:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 137,200 shares over the past 30 days. Kemper has a market cap of $1.76 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides various insurance products and services in the United States. The company offers life, health, automobile, homeowners, and other insurance products to individuals and small businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.8, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 21.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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