NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 5.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.7 times its average daily volume and trading down 26 cents (-2.9%) at $8.87 as of 11:11 a.m. ET.

Hypercom has a market cap of $543.7 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 9.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hypercom Corporation provides electronic payment and transaction solutions, and value-added services at the point of transaction in the Asia-Pacific, the United States, South America, Central America, Europe, and the Middle East. The company has a P/E ratio of 174, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hypercom as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Hypercom Ratings Report.

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