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) pushed the Telecommunications industry higher today making it today's featured telecommunications winner. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Alcatel-Lucent rose $0.19 (5.6%) to $3.58 on average volume. Throughout the day, 20,687,503 shares of Alcatel-Lucent exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18,448,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $3.40-$3.62 after having opened the day at $3.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.39. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that increased today were:
), up 10.2%,
), up 9.8%,
), up 8.0% and
), up 7.2%.
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Alcatel-Lucent provides networking and communications technology, products, and services to service providers, enterprises, and governments worldwide. Alcatel-Lucent has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 146.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alcatel-Lucent a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Alcatel-Lucent as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share.
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On the negative front,
), down 18.9%,
), down 9.2%,
), down 7.1% and
), down 6.2% , were all laggards within the telecommunications industry with
) being today's telecommunications industry laggard.
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