NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

GeoEye Inc

(Nasdaq:

GEOY

) were gapping down Tuesday morning with an open price 14.8% lower than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $33.57 Monday and opened today's trading at $28.61.

The average volume for GeoEye has been 222,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. GeoEye has a market cap of $812.4 million and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are down 20.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

GeoEye, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides earth imagery and imagery information products, as well as image processing services to the United States and foreign government defense and intelligence organizations, domestic federal and foreign civil agencies, and commercial customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates GeoEye as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and generally poor debt management. You can view the full

GeoEye Ratings Report

.

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