Molycorp Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (MCP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $5.55, below its previous 52-week low of $5.60 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 10:11 a.m. ET. Average volume has been nine 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 39.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Molycorp, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the production and sale of rare earth oxides in the western hemisphere.

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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, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full Molycorp Ratings Report.

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