SPX Rises On Unusually High Volume (SPW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.6 times its average daily volume and trading up $2.34 (+3.4%) at $70.60 as of 4:01 p.m. ET.

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SPX has a market cap of $3.52 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SPX Corporation provides specialized engineered solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Flow Technology, and Thermal Equipment and Services.

TheStreet Ratings rates SPX 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 compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full SPX Ratings Report.

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