America Movil S.A.B. de C.V

(

AMX

) pushed the Telecommunications industry lower today making it today's featured Telecommunications loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.4%. By the end of trading, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V fell 35 cents (-1.4%) to $23.99 on average volume. Throughout the day, six million shares of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $23.88-$24.20 after having opened the day at $24.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.34. Other company's within the Telecommunications industry that declined today were:

Ubiquiti Networks

(

UBNT

), down 12.8%,

Orckit Communications

(

ORCT

), down 11.2%,

magicJack VocalTec

(

CALL

), down 9.9%, and

Motricity

(

MOTR

), down 9.7%.

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services primarily in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The company offers mobile and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, long-distance, public telephony, and network interconnection services. America Movil S.A.B. de C.V has a market cap of $91.77 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 15.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are five analysts that rate America Movil S.A.B. de C.V a buy, two analysts rate it a sell, and five rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates America Movil S.A.B. de C.V as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated.

On the positive front,

Neonode

(

NEON

), up 28%,

Nexxus Lighting

(

NEXS

), up 11.9%,

Lumos Networks

(

LMOS

), up 8.5%, and

NTS

(

NTS

), up 8%, were all gainers within the telecommunications industry with

Frontier Communications Corp Class B

(

FTR

) being today's featured telecommunications industry winner.

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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