NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Gafisa (NYSE: GFA) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $4.52, below its previous 52-week low of $4.53 with 212,189 shares traded as of 9:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Gafisa has a market cap of $1.18 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 68.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gafisa S.A. operates as a homebuilder in Brazil. The company has a P/E ratio of 153.2, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 7.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gafisa as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Gafisa Ratings Report.

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