NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Golden Star Resources (AMEX: GSS) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it traded at $2.71 compared with its previous 52-Week low of $2.73. Golden Star is changing hands at $2.70 with 206,366 shares traded as of 9:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.8 million shares over the past 30 days. Golden Star has a market cap of $762.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Golden Star Resources Ltd., a gold mining and exploration company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and production of gold. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.5. TheStreet Ratings rates Golden Star as sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Golden Star Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.