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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Walter Energy

(NYSE:

WLT

) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 16.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down $1.32 (-11.6%) at $10.03 as of 2:55 p.m. ET.

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Walter Energy has a market cap of $663.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 68.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Walter Energy, Inc. produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It also produces thermal and industrial coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke, coal bed methane gas, and other related products.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Walter Energy

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Walter Energy Ratings Report

.

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