NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Heckmann (NYSE: HEK) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $4.95, below its previous 52-week low of $5 with three million shares traded as of 12:25 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.5 million shares over the past 30 days. Heckmann has a market cap of $653.7 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 22.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Heckmann Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a services-based company focused on total water solutions for shale or 'unconventional' oil and gas exploration.