NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Miller Petroleum (Nasdaq: MILL) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.2 times its average daily volume and trading down 86 cents (-12.2%) at $6.18 as of 3:02 p.m. ET.

Miller has a market cap of $292.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 35.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Miller Energy Resources, Inc. engages in the exploration, production, and drilling of oil and natural gas resources in the United States.

TheStreet Ratings rates Miller as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Miller Ratings Report.

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