NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Telefonica

(NYSE:

TEF

) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $11.99, below its previous 52-week low of $12.27 with 1.9 million shares traded as of 10:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Telefonica has a market cap of $57.51 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are down 27% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Telefonica, S.A. provides fixed and mobile telephony services primarily in Spain, Latin America, and rest of Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.4, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 9.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Telefonica as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Telefonica Ratings Report

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