Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais S.A. (NYSE:CIG) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 7,160,327 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 72% from the previous session’s volume of 4,152,117 shares.The stock last traded at $2.20 and had previously closed at $2.32.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 3rd.

The company has a market cap of $2.79 billion and a PE ratio of 8.88. The company’s 50-day moving average is $1.70 and its 200-day moving average is $1.70.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in CIG. Oxford Asset Management raised its stake in shares of Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais by 45.2% in the fourth quarter. Oxford Asset Management now owns 979,267 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,498,000 after buying an additional 304,859 shares during the last quarter. TSP Capital Management Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais by 32.5% in the fourth quarter. TSP Capital Management Group LLC now owns 1,786,886 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,680,000 after buying an additional 438,376 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group raised its stake in shares of Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais by 103.6% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 11,383,104 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,074,000 after buying an additional 5,791,800 shares during the last quarter.

Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais CEMIG is a Brazil-based holding company mainly engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The Company operates through the segments: Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Telecom, Gas and Other. The Company generates electricity at approximately 78 hydroelectric plants, three thermoelectric plants and 23 wind farms.

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