Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) pushed the Computer Software & Services industry higher today making it today's featured computer software & services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Intuit rose 99 cents (1.6%) to $61.17 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1.4 million shares of Intuit exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $60.04-$61.23 after having opened the day at $60.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.18. Other companies within the Computer Software & Services industry that increased today were:
), up 18.5%,
), up 17.7%,
), up 12.9%, and
), up 10.5%.
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Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, and Singapore. Intuit has a market cap of $17.79 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are nine analysts that rate Intuit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and six rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Intuit as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Intuit Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 19.6%,
), down 13.6%,
), down 12.3%, and
), down 11.6%, were all laggards within the computer software & services industry with
) being today's computer software & services industry laggard.
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