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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- USEC (NYSE: USU) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $1.16, below its previous 52-week low of $1.17 with 2.9 million shares traded as of 4:01 p.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days. USEC has a market cap of $146.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 80.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. USEC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies low enriched uranium (LEU) to commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and internationally. The company sells the separative work units (SWU) component of LEU; the SWU and uranium components of LEU; and uranium.