Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE:SID) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 2,117,421 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 7% from the previous session’s volume of 1,986,696 shares.The stock last traded at $2.62 and had previously closed at $2.63.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Companhia Siderurgica Nacional from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th.

The company has a market capitalization of $3.95 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.72. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $3.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.54.

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) is a Brazil-based company primarily engaged in the steel industry. The Company divides its business into five segments: Steel sector, which is involved in the production, distribution and marketing of flat steel, galvanized steel and metal packaging; Mining sector, which is active in the production of iron ore; Cement sector, which is involved in the manufacture of cement, as well as in the exploration of limestone and dolomite; Logistics sector, which consists of around two railway companies and a hub port, and Energy sector, which includes investments in energy generation projects to guarantee the Company’s self-sufficiency.

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