NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Green Plains Renewable Energy (Nasdaq: GPRE) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $9.04, below its previous 52-week low of $9.06 with 103,777 shares traded as of 12:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 229,900 shares over the past 30 days. Green Plains Renewable Energy has a market cap of $349.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of ethanol and related distillers grains in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, above the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 9.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Green Plains Renewable Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Green Plains Renewable Energy Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.