NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Golden Star Resources (AMEX: GSS) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $1.73, below its previous 52-week low of $1.77 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 11:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Golden Star has a market cap of $506.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Golden Star Resources Ltd., a gold mining and exploration company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of gold properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Golden Star as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Golden Star Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.