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) -- Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $56.97, above its previous 52-week high of $56.75 with 551,256 shares traded as of 11:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days. Agnico-Eagle Mines has a market cap of $9.55 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 53.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Finland, and Mexico. It primarily explores for gold, as well as silver, copper, zinc, and lead.
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