1. As of noon trading, Goldcorp ( GG) is up $0.84 (2.6%) to $33.56 on average volume Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Goldcorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.80-$33.61 after having opened the day at $33.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.72. Goldcorp Inc. engages in the acquisition, development, exploration, and operation of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. It primarily explores for gold ores, as well as for silver, copper, lead, and zinc ores. Goldcorp has a market cap of $26.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Goldcorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Goldcorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Goldcorp Ratings Report now. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the metals & mining industry could consider SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN ( BOS). A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: 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.
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