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. Verizon Communications ( VZ) pushed the Telecommunications industry lower today making it today's featured Telecommunications laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Verizon Communications fell 51 cents (-1%) to $48.99 on average volume. Throughout the day, 14.3 million shares of Verizon Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.8 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $48.66-$49.58 after having opened the day at $49.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.50. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that declined today were: eOn Communications Corporation ( EONC), down 16%, Dialogic ( DLGC), down 12%, AudioCodes ( AUDC), down 11.2%, and Multiband Corporation ( MBND), down 8.6%.
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