MetroPCS Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (PCS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- MetroPCS Communications (NYSE: PCS) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $6.77, below its previous 52-week low of $6.79 with 139,260 shares traded as of 9:39 a.m. ET. Average volume has been six million shares over the past 30 days.

MetroPCS has a market cap of $2.56 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 20.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MetroPCS Communications, Inc., a wireless telecommunications carrier, together with its subsidiaries, provides wireless broadband mobile services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7, equal to the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates MetroPCS as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full MetroPCS Ratings Report.

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