1. As of noon trading, BlackBerry ( BBRY) is up $0.67 (7.5%) to $9.59 on heavy volume. Thus far, 23.8 million shares of BlackBerry exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 23.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $8.98-$9.77 after having opened the day at $9.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.92.

BlackBerry Limited engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of wireless solutions worldwide. BlackBerry has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 26.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate BlackBerry a buy, 15 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates BlackBerry as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full BlackBerry Ratings Report now.

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