NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

OM Group

(NYSE:

OMG

) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $25.54, below its previous 52-week low of $26.97 with 26,793 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 289,300 shares over the past 30 days.

OM Group has a market cap of $930.1 million and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

chemicals

industry. Shares are down 25.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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OM Group, Inc. develops, produces, and markets specialty chemicals, advanced materials, and electrochemical energy storage products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Advanced Materials, Specialty Chemicals, and Battery Technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6, above the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 8.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates OM Group 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 revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

OM Group Ratings Report

.

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