NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 2.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up 20 cents (+2.1%) at $9.90 as of 3:57 p.m. ET.

Ixia has a market cap of $680.2 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 42.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ixia supplies converged network and application performance testing solutions for network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises, and government agencies the United States and internationally. It designs and validates a range of IP and 3G/LTE networking equipment. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.1, below the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 39.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ixia as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. You can view the full Ixia Ratings Report.

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