NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE: CLD) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $15.88, below its previous 52-week low of $15.91 with 275,727 shares traded as of 10:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 953,100 shares over the past 30 days. Cloud Peak Energy has a market cap of $1.17 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Cloud Peak Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the coal mining operations in the Powder River Basin and the United States. It produces and sells sub-bituminous thermal coal with low sulfur content primarily to electric utilities. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.3, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 7.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Cloud Peak Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full Cloud Peak Energy Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.