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) pushed the Telecommunications industry lower today making it today's featured Telecommunications laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Research in Motion fell 12 cents (-1.8%) to $6.94 on light volume. Throughout the day, 10.9 million shares of Research in Motion exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20.5 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $6.89-$7.04 after having opened the day at $7.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.06. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that declined today were:
), down 7.3%,
), down 6.1%,
), down 5.5%, and
), down 4.3%.
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Research In Motion Limited designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the mobile communications market worldwide. Research in Motion has a market cap of $3.93 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are down 51.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is one analyst that rates Research in Motion a buy, 13 analysts rate it a sell, and 21 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Research in Motion as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.
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On the positive front,
), up 19.6%,
), up 17.6%,
), up 10.9%, and
), up 7.5%, were all gainers within the telecommunications industry with
) being today's featured telecommunications industry leader.
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