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America Movil S.A.B. De C.V. ADR (AMX): Today's Featured Telecommunications Winner

America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADR ( AMX) pushed the Telecommunications industry higher today making it today's featured telecommunications winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADR rose 36 cents (1.5%) to $23.89 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3.5 million shares of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $23.72-$24.06 after having opened the day at $23.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.53. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that increased today were: Mitel Networks Corporation ( MITL), up 28.8%, eOn Communications Corporation ( EONC), up 12%, Linktone ( LTON), up 8.5%, and Vonage Holdings Corporation ( VG), up 8.4%.

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. and its subsidiaries provide wireless, fixed line voice, broadband, pay television (TV), and directory products and services. America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADR has a market cap of $81.74 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, below the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 16 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 17.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the negative front, FiberTower Corporation ( FTWR), down 31.8%, XFONE Inc ( XFN), down 17.5%, Research in Motion ( RIMM), down 9.7%, and MERU Networks Inc ( MERU), down 5.9%, were all losers within the telecommunications industry with CenturyLink Inc ( CTL) being today's telecommunications industry loser.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the telecommunications industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Telecom ( IYZ) while those bearish on the telecommunications industry could consider ProShares Ult Sht Telecommunication ( TLL).

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