NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras (NYSE: EBR) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $11.31, below its previous 52-week low of $11.51 with 300,730 shares traded as of 10:24 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras has a market cap of $15 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobras primarily engages in the generation, distribution, transmission, and commercialization of electric power; and construction and operation of nuclear power plants in Brazil.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras Ratings Report.

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