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) -- Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 22.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 77 cents (-11.1%) at $6.16 as of 12:45 p.m. ET.
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Arch Coal has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 3.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Arch Coal, Inc. engages in the production and sale of steam and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located in the United States. TheStreet Ratings rates Arch Coal as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full Arch Coal Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.