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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 8.7%. By the end of trading, Telefonica Brasil S.A fell $0.69 (-2.6%) to $26.25 on light volume. Throughout the day, 682,821 shares of Telefonica Brasil S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,151,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.13-$26.78 after having opened the day at $26.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.94. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that declined today were:
), down 19.6%,
), down 9.1%,
), down 6.4% and
), down 6.0%.
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Telefonica Brasil S.A. provides fixed-line telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers in Brazil. Telefonica Brasil S.A has a market cap of $29.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 12.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Telefonica Brasil S.A as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share.
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On the positive front,
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), down 21.7%,
), down 8.6% and
), down 6.2% , were all gainers within the telecommunications industry with
Research in Motion
) being today's featured telecommunications industry leader.
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