Walter Energy Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (WLT)

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) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $27.93, below its previous 52-week low of $28.01 with 1.8 million shares traded as of 11:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Walter Energy has a market cap of $1.84 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Walter Energy, Inc. produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It also produces thermal and industrial coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke, coal bed methane gas, and other related products.

  • EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.

TheStreet Ratings rates Walter Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Walter Energy Ratings Report.

See all 52-week low stocks 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.

null

More from Markets

Dow Moves Higher After Wall Street's Sharp Tumble Last Week

Dow Moves Higher After Wall Street's Sharp Tumble Last Week

Canopy Growth to Buy Pot Research Company Ebbu in $19.2 Million Deal

Canopy Growth to Buy Pot Research Company Ebbu in $19.2 Million Deal

Textron Soars on NetJets Deal

Textron Soars on NetJets Deal

Constellation Brands COO Discusses Investing in Canopy Growth

Constellation Brands COO Discusses Investing in Canopy Growth

Playing the Market Selloff: Is the S&P 500 a Buy or a Sell?

Playing the Market Selloff: Is the S&P 500 a Buy or a Sell?