NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of PowerSecure International (Nasdaq: POWR) were gapping up Friday morning with an open price 11% higher than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.62 Thursday and opened today's trading at $5.13.

The average volume for PowerSecure International has been 133,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. PowerSecure International has a market cap of $84.2 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 40.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PowerSecure International, Inc. provides energy and smart grid solutions to electric utilities and their commercial, institutional, and industrial customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.5, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 3.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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

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