NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- PDC Energy (Nasdaq: PDCE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $57.15, above its previous 52-week high of $56.99 with 5,635 shares traded as of 9:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 541,000 shares over the past 30 days.

PDC Energy has a market cap of $1.63 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 61.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PDC Energy, Inc. acquires, explores, develops, and produces natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, and Gas Marketing.

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TheStreet Ratings rates PDC Energy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full PDC Energy Ratings Report.

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