Informatica Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (INFA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA) were gapping down Thursday morning with an open price 22.9% lower than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $33.63 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $25.93.

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The average volume for Informatica has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Informatica has a market cap of $3.63 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Informatica Corporation provides enterprise data integration and data quality software and services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.5, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 32.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Informatica as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Informatica Ratings Report.

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