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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $9.34, below its previous 52-week low of $9.40 with 978,509 shares traded as of 9:51 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 7.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Molycorp has a market cap of $1.08 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 59.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Molycorp, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the production and sale of rare earth oxides in the western hemisphere. The company has a P/E ratio of -195.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Molycorp as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Molycorp Ratings Report.

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