NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Natural Resources Partners L.P (NYSE: NRP) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $23.11, below its previous 52-week low of $23.13 with 35,061 shares traded as of 10:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 258,600 shares over the past 30 days. Natural Resources Partners L.P has a market cap of $2.51 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 13.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Natural Resource Partners L.P., through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and management of coal properties in Appalachia, the Illinois Basin, and the Northern Powder River Basin regions of the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.4, equal to the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Natural Resources Partners L.P as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Natural Resources Partners L.P Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.