Axiall Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (AXLL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Axiall (NYSE: AXLL) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $40.19, below its previous 52-week low of $40.27 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 2:31 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

Axiall has a market cap of $2.97 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 3.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Axiall Corporation operates as an integrated chemicals and building products company in North America and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Axiall as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Axiall Ratings Report.

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