NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- OM Group (NYSE: OMG) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $25.54, below its previous 52-week low of $26.97 with 26,793 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 289,300 shares over the past 30 days.

OM Group has a market cap of $930.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 25.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

OM Group, Inc. develops, produces, and markets specialty chemicals, advanced materials, and electrochemical energy storage products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Advanced Materials, Specialty Chemicals, and Battery Technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6, above the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 8.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates OM Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full OM Group Ratings Report.

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