Quanta Services Stock Hits New 52-Week High (PWR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Quanta Services (NYSE: PWR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $29.96, above its previous 52-week high of $29.94 with 219,231 shares traded as of 9:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Quanta Services has a market cap of $6.24 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services and infrastructure solutions in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services; Natural Gas and Pipeline Infrastructure Services; and Fiber Optic Licensing and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Quanta Services 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Quanta Services Ratings Report.

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