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) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 48.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 56 cents (-4.3%) at $12.60 as of 11:41 a.m. ET.
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Dell has a market cap of $21.35 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 21.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Dell Inc. provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4, 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, good cash flow from operations 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 disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Dell Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.