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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

MetroPCS Communications

(NYSE:

PCS

) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $5.63, below its previous 52-week low of $5.65 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 11:15 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

MetroPCS has a market cap of $2.14 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are down 32% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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MetroPCS Communications, Inc., a wireless telecommunications carrier, together with its subsidiaries, provides wireless broadband mobile services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1, equal to the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates MetroPCS as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

MetroPCS Ratings Report

.

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