China Shen Zhou Mining Stock Soars Higher (SHZ)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources (AMEX: SHZ) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $4.42 as of 12:27 p.m. ET, 25.2% above Thursday's closing price of $3.53. Volume is at 2.9 million, 0.7 times the daily average of 4.4 million.

China Shen Zhou Mining has a market cap of $107.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 58% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in exploring, developing, mining, processing, and distributing fluorite ore, zinc, copper, lead, and other nonferrous metals. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 9.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.5.

TheStreet Ratings rates China Shen Zhou Mining as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and generally poor debt management. You can view the full China Shen Zhou Mining Ratings Report.

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