NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Georgia Gulf (NYSE: GGC) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 2.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.8 times its average daily volume and trading up 69 cents (+2.1%) at $33.62 as of 12:20 p.m. ET. Georgia Gulf has a market cap of $1.13 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 69% 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 15.1, above the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 15 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Georgia Gulf as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally poor debt management. You can view the full Georgia Gulf Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are rising on unusually high volume? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting HVUP to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.