PowerSecure International Stock Soars Higher (POWR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of PowerSecure International (Nasdaq: POWR) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $8.80 as of 1:36 p.m. ET, 20.6% above Tuesday's closing price of $7.30. Volume is at 999,763, 8.3 times the daily average of 120,100.

PowerSecure International has a market cap of $130.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

PowerSecure International, Inc. provides energy and smart grid solutions, and energy services. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.9, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 26.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.3.

TheStreet Ratings rates PowerSecure International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full PowerSecure International Ratings Report.

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