NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Newmont Mining Corporation

(NYSE:

NEM

) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $50.90, below its previous 52-week low of $51.10 with 818,141 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been six million shares over the past 30 days.

Newmont has a market cap of $28.06 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of gold and copper properties. The company's assets or operations are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, New Zealand, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.5, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 13.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Newmont as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Newmont Ratings Report

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