P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (TLK): Today's Featured Technology Winner

P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk ( TLK) pushed the Technology sector higher today making it today's featured technology winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 2.8%. By the end of trading, P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk rose 31 cents (0.9%) to $32.87 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1.1 million shares of P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 499,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $32.71-$33.85 after having opened the day at $33.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.56. Other companies within the Technology sector that increased today were: Hoku ( HOKU), up 28.3%, Parkervision ( PRKR), up 16.4%, Microvision ( MVIS), up 12.8%, and Vringo ( VRNG), up 8.2%.

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk and its subsidiaries provide telecommunication and network services worldwide. P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk has a market cap of $15.8 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 12, below the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 12.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts that rate P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the negative front, Quicklogic Corporation ( QUIK), down 23.8%, Ambient Corporation ( AMBT), down 20.1%, Aetrium Incorporated ( ATRM), down 19.1%, and Synacor ( SYNC), down 18.7%, were all losers within the technology sector with Cisco Systems ( CSCO) being today's technology sector loser.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the technology sector could consider Technology Select Sector SPDR ( XLK) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).

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