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Alpha Natural Resources



) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $15.46, below its previous 52-week low of $15.49 with six million shares traded as of 12:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Alpha Natural has a market cap of $4.42 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing, processing, and selling steam and metallurgical coal in the United States. The company has mining operations in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Wyoming.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Alpha Natural as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full

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