Coventry Health Care Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CVH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Coventry Health Care (NYSE: CVH) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $42.30, above its previous 52-week high of $42.29 with 138,779 shares traded as of 9:56 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Coventry Health Care has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 39% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Coventry Health Care, Inc. operates as a managed healthcare company in the United States. The company's Health Plan and Medical Services division provides health plan commercial risk, commercial management services, Medicare advantage coordinated care plans, and Medicaid products. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 12.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Coventry Health Care as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Coventry Health Care Ratings Report.

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