Shaw Group Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (SHAW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 3.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading down $3.29 (-7.9%) at $38.20 as of 10:10 a.m. ET.

Shaw Group has a market cap of $1.76 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 54.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Shaw Group Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 333.6, below the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 444.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Shaw Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full Shaw Group Ratings Report.

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