Genworth Financial Reaches New 52-Week High (GNW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $10.86, above its previous 52-week high of $10.74 with 690,134 shares traded as of 9:37 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Genworth Financial has a market cap of $5.16 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 41.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Genworth Financial, Inc., a financial services company, provides insurance, wealth management, investment, and financial solutions in the United States and internationally. The company's U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Genworth Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Genworth Financial Ratings Report.

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