NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $82.35, above its previous 52-week high of $82.33 with 156,269 shares traded as of 10:06 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $24.36 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 34.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, offers network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other.
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