Mellanox Rises On Unusually High Volume (MLNX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Mellanox Technologies (Nasdaq: MLNX) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 2.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.27 (+4.7%) at $50.35 as of 1:42 p.m. ET.

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Mellanox has a market cap of $2.12 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 15.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mellanox technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, produces and supplies interconnect products for computing, storage, and communication applications in the computing, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, database, and cloud markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mellanox 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Mellanox Ratings Report.

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