2. As of noon trading, Tenaris ( TS) is down $0.31 (-0.8%) to $41.03 on light volume Thus far, 204,513 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.99-$41.77 after having opened the day at $41.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.34.

Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. Tenaris has a market cap of $24.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tenaris as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tenaris Ratings Report now.

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