NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 61.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 73 cents (+20.5%) at $4.29 as of 10:51 a.m. ET. Alcatel-Lucent has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 20.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Alcatel-Lucent offers products, solutions, and transformation services that enable service providers, enterprises, governments, and strategic industries to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end-users worldwide.

TheStreet Ratings rates Alcatel-Lucent as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Alcatel-Lucent Ratings Report.