Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $21.14, above its previous 52-week high of $20.99 with 356,320 shares traded as of 10:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Assured Guaranty has a market cap of $3.99 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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