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

(

AMX

) pushed the Telecommunications industry higher today making it today's featured telecommunications winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V rose $0.62 (3.2%) to $19.88 on average volume. Throughout the day, 6,878,329 shares of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,398,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $19.30-$19.88 after having opened the day at $19.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.26. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that increased today were:

Wireless Telecom Group

(

WTT

), up 10.8%,

ORBCOMM

(

ORBC

), up 8.0%,

CommScope

(

COMM

), up 7.6% and

Telecom Argentina

(

TEO

), up 6.4%.

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. It offers mobile and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, long-distance services, public telephony services, and network interconnection services. America Movil S.A.B. de C.V has a market cap of $69.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 17.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates America Movil S.A.B. de C.V a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk.

On the negative front,

Elephant Talk Communications

(

ETAK

), down 7.0%,

Oi

(

OIBR

), down 5.7%,

Ambient Corporation

(

AMBT

), down 4.9% and

ClearOne

(

CLRO

), down 4.0% , were all laggards within the telecommunications industry with

Crown Castle International

(

CCI

) being today's telecommunications industry laggard.

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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