NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- EXCO Resources (NYSE: XCO) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $5.68, below its previous 52-week low of $5.69 with 1.6 million shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

EXCO has a market cap of $1.35 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 42% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EXCO Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the exploration, exploitation, development, and production of onshore U.S. oil and natural gas properties with a focus on shale resource plays. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.2, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates EXCO as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally weak debt management. You can view the full EXCO Ratings Report.

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