America Movil S.A.B. De C.V. (AMX): Today's Featured Technology Laggard

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America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMX) pushed the Technology sector lower today making it today's featured Technology laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.5%. By the end of trading, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V fell $0.33 (-1.6%) to $19.99 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,487,662 shares of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,736,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $19.92-$20.19 after having opened the day at $20.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.32. Other companies within the Technology sector that declined today were: EZChip Semiconductor ( EZCH), down 20.8%, Ubiquiti Networks ( UBNT), down 9.7%, Universal Display Corporation ( OLED), down 9.0% and Universal Display Corporation ( PANL), down 9.0%.

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. It offers mobile and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, long-distance services, public telephony services, and network interconnection services. America Movil S.A.B. de C.V has a market cap of $76.4 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate America Movil S.A.B. de C.V a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates America Movil S.A.B. de C.V as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Oclaro ( OCLR), up 37.7%, LookSmart ( LOOK), up 30.8%, ARC Group Worldwide ( ARCW), up 17.4% and Remark Media ( MARK), up 12.4% , were all gainers within the technology sector with Sap ( SAP) being today's featured technology sector leader.

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