NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

GenOn Energy

(NYSE:

GEN

) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $1.67, below its previous 52-week low of $1.68 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 11:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

GenOn Energy has a market cap of $1.38 billion and is part of the

utilities

sector and

utilities

industry. Shares are down 34.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

GenOn Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides energy, capacity, ancillary, and other energy services to wholesale customers in the energy market in the United States.

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TheStreet Ratings rates GenOn Energy as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full

GenOn Energy Ratings Report

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