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) -- Prudential Financial (NYSE: PRU) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $70.77, above its previous 52-week high of $70.76 with 717,735 shares traded as of 10:26 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Prudential Financial has a market cap of $31.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 29.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both individual and institutional customers in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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