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) pushed the Technology sector lower today making it today's featured Technology laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Citrix Systems fell $4.19 (-5.2%) to $77 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, three million shares of Citrix Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of two million shares. The stock ranged in price between $75.87-$78.65 after having opened the day at $78.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $81.19. Other companies within the Technology sector that declined today were:
), down 13.1%,
), down 12.7%,
), down 11.8%, and
), down 10.8%.
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Citrix Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technology solutions to deliver IT services on-demand worldwide. Citrix Systems has a market cap of $15.19 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.5, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 33.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Citrix Systems a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and eight rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Citrix Systems as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full Citrix Systems Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 35.6%,
), up 19.7%,
), up 17.6%, and
), up 15.7%, were all gainers within the technology sector with
) being today's featured technology sector leader.
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