NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: SID) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $8.06, below its previous 52-week low of $8.11 with 6.1 million shares traded as of 2:43 p.m. ET. Average volume has been five million shares over the past 30 days. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional has a market cap of $13.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 51.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional produces and sells steel and steel products for the automobile, civil construction, packaging, home appliances, and original equipment manufacture applications in Brazil and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.9, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 7.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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