Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $11.34, below its previous 52-week low of $11.39 with nine million shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 20.8 million shares over the past 30 days. Dell has a market cap of $21.51 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Dell Inc. provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.1, above the average computer hardware industry P/E ratio of seven and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dell as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels 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, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Dell Ratings Report. See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.