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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

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Tyco International

(NYSE:

TYC

) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $26.56, below its previous 52-week low of $26.59 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 11:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Tyco International has a market cap of $12.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Tyco Security Solutions, Tyco Fire Protection, and Tyco Flow Control. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

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