Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Yamana Gold (NYSE: AUY) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $19.49, above its previous 52-week high of $19.44 with 5.4 million shares traded as of 2 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.6 million shares over the past 30 days. Yamana has a market cap of $14.57 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 32% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Yamana Gold Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties, primarily gold. It also explores for copper, molybdenum, zinc, and silver metals. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.6, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 34 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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