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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Georgia Gulf (NYSE: GGC) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $13.65, below its previous 52-week low of $13.69 with 134,428 shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 686,800 shares over the past 30 days. Georgia Gulf has a market cap of $500.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 42.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Georgia Gulf Corporation manufactures and markets chlorovinyl and aromatics chemicals, and vinyl-based building and home improvement products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Chlorovinyls, Building Products, and Aromatics. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.