4. As of noon trading, Intel ( INTC) is up $0.14 (0.59) to $24.02 on light volume Thus far, 15.9 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 44.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.96-$24.22 after having opened the day at $24.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.88. Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $119.3 billion and is part of the electronics industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Intel a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 23 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Intel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Intel Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.