PDC Energy Stock Hits New 52-Week High (PDCE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- PDC Energy (Nasdaq: PDCE) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $51.88, above its previous 52-week high of $51.52 with 633,334 shares traded as of 3:21 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 660,300 shares over the past 30 days.

PDC Energy has a market cap of $1.53 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 51.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PDC Energy, Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, and Gas Marketing.

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TheStreet Ratings rates PDC Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full PDC Energy Ratings Report.

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