Genworth Financial Rises On Unusually High Volume (GNW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) is trading at unusually high volume Monday with 21.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 64 cents (+6.5%) at $10.48 as of 1:01 p.m. ET.

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Genworth Financial has a market cap of $4.75 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 28.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 14.8, 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 stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and attractive valuation levels. 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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