Fluor Rises On Unusually High Volume (FLR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 3.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.13 (+2%) at $56.43 as of 2:46 p.m. ET.

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Fluor has a market cap of $9.81 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and project management services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Oil & Gas, Industrial & Infrastructure, Government, Global Services, and Power. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fluor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full Fluor Ratings Report.

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