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P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk



) pushed the Telecommunications industry lower today making it today's featured Telecommunications loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk fell $1.13 (-3.6%) to $30.61 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 824,886 shares of P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 470,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $30.38-$31.25 after having opened the day at $31.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.74. Other company's within the Telecommunications industry that declined today were:




), down 16.3%,

Vicon Industries



), down 11%,

Ditech Networks Corporation



), down 9%, and

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Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk and its subsidiaries provide telecommunication and network services worldwide. P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the


sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5, below the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 13.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 3.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts that rate P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front,

Ambient Corporation



), up 15%,

Parametric Sound



), up 9%,




), up 8.9%, and

RIT Technologies



), up 8.3%, were all gainers within the telecommunications industry with

Sprint Nextel



) being today's featured telecommunications industry winner.

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