NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Centrais Ele. Brasileira S.A. Eletrobras (NYSE: EBR.B) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $12, below its previous 52-week low of $12.39 with 30,645 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 325,500 shares over the past 30 days. Centrais Ele. Brasileira S.A. Eletrobras has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 21.8% 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 Centrais Ele. Brasileira S.A. Eletrobras 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 attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full Centrais Ele. Brasileira S.A. Eletrobras Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.