NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Teekay Tankers (NYSE: TNK) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $7.55, below its previous 52-week low of $7.69 with 657,297 shares traded as of 3:57 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 473,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Teekay Tankers has a market cap of $414.5 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 37.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Teekay Tankers Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of oil tankers. As of March 1, 2010, the company's fleet consisted of nine Aframax-class oil tankers and three Suezmax-class oil tankers. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.1, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 24 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Teekay Tankers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Teekay Tankers Ratings Report.

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