NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras

(NYSE:

EBR

) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $6.27, below its previous 52-week low of $6.29 with 374,959 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras has a market cap of $8.71 billion and is part of the

utilities

sector and

utilities

industry. Shares are down 33.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobras, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy in Brazil.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Ratings Report

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