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) pushed the Computer Hardware industry lower today making it today's featured Computer Hardware laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Seagate Technology fell 58 cents (-2.1%) to $27.33 on average volume. Throughout the day, 11.8 million shares of Seagate Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.9 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.77-$27.82 after having opened the day at $27.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.91. Other companies within the Computer Hardware industry that declined today were:
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Xplore Technologies Corporation Class A
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Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, markets, and sells hard disk drives for enterprise storage, client compute, and client non-compute market applications worldwide. Seagate Technology has a market cap of $10.94 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.3, equal to the average computer hardware industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 70.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are four analysts that rate Seagate Technology a buy, two analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Seagate Technology as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.
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