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) -- Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) is trading at unusually high volume Monday with 17.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.7 times its average daily volume and trading down 15 cents (-2%) at $7.19 as of 10:46 a.m. ET.
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Molycorp has a market cap of $1.05 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 40.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Molycorp, Inc. produces and sells rare earth and rare metal materials in the United States and internationally. 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. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.