NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Lucas Energy (AMEX: LEI) were gapping down Monday morning with an open price 11% lower than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $2.19 Friday and opened today's trading at $1.95. The average volume for Lucas Energy has been 376,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lucas Energy has a market cap of $42.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Lucas Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and gas company in Texas. TheStreet Ratings rates Lucas Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Lucas Energy Ratings Report. Get more investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are gapping down? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting DOWN to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.