4. As of noon trading, Goldcorp ( GG) is down $0.74 (-2.6%) to $27.08 on average volume Thus far, 3.4 million shares of Goldcorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.04-$27.74 after having opened the day at $27.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.82.

Goldcorp Inc. engages in the acquisition, development, exploration, and operation of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. It primarily explores for gold ores, as well as for silver, copper, lead, and zinc ores. Goldcorp has a market cap of $22.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 24.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Goldcorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Goldcorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Goldcorp Ratings Report now.

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