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

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) were gapping up Wednesday morning with an open price 10.5% higher than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $8.13 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $8.98.

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The average volume for Genworth Financial has been 10.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Genworth Financial has a market cap of $3.94 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.7% 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 7.7, 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 compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full Genworth Financial Ratings Report.

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