Quanta Services Rises On Unusually High Volume (PWR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Quanta Services (NYSE: PWR) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 6.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $2.32 (+9.8%) at $25.92 as of 2:40 p.m. ET.

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Quanta Services has a market cap of $4.94 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services primarily in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 21.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Quanta Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Quanta Services Ratings Report.

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