2. As of noon trading, Cliffs Natural Resources ( CLF) is up $0.92 (5.20) to $18.61 on average volume Thus far, 7.9 million shares of Cliffs Natural Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.53-$18.65 after having opened the day at $17.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.69. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, engages in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump ore, and metallurgical coal. Cliffs Natural Resources has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 54.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Cliffs Natural Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Cliffs Natural Resources as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its generally strong cash flow from operations. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cliffs Natural Resources Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.
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