NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

China Information Technology

(Nasdaq:

CNIT

) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $1.50 as of 12:02 p.m. ET, 22.9% above Friday's closing price of $1.22. Volume is at 276,771, 0.5 times the daily average of 541,800.

China Information Technology has a market cap of $68.4 million and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are down 76.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

China Information Technology Inc. provides integrated solutions for the geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST), and the digital hospital information systems markets in the People's Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.1, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates China Information Technology as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

China Information Technology Ratings Report

.

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