NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Commercial Metals Company

(NYSE:

CMC

) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 22.4% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $11.45 Friday and opened today's trading at $14.01.

The average volume for Commercial has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Commercial has a market cap of $1.41 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 31% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Commercial Metals Company engages in recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and distributing steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States and internationally.

TheStreet Ratings rates Commercial as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Commercial Ratings Report

.

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