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

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $17.04, below its previous 52-week low of $17.19 with 7.4 million shares traded as of 2:51 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Walter Energy has a market cap of $1.19 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 51.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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.

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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.

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