NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Georgia Gulf

(NYSE:

GGC

) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $14.94, below its previous 52-week low of $15.10 with 443,955 shares traded as of 2:50 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 680,400 shares over the past 30 days.

Georgia Gulf has a market cap of $613.2 million and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

chemicals

industry. Shares are down 35% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Georgia Gulf Corporation manufactures and markets chlorovinyl and aromatics chemicals, and vinyl-based building and home improvement products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Chlorovinyls, Building Products, and Aromatics. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Georgia Gulf as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. 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

Georgia Gulf Ratings Report

.

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