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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $66.69, above its previous 52-week high of $66.26 with 29,044 shares traded as of 10:01 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 502,700 shares over the past 30 days. Torchmark has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 27.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. The company operates in three segments: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities.