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

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America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMX) pushed the Telecommunications industry higher today making it today's featured telecommunications winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.5%. By the end of trading, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V rose $0.42 (1.9%) to $23.07 on light volume. Throughout the day, 4,324,744 shares of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,306,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $22.68-$23.15 after having opened the day at $22.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.65. Other companies within the Telecommunications industry that increased today were: Hong Kong Television Network ( HKTV), up 40.2%, Barracuda Networks ( CUDA), up 17.1%, Pointer Telocation ( PNTR), up 14.5% and General Communication ( GNCMA), up 7.2%.

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 $81.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate America Movil S.A.B. de C.V a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates America Movil S.A.B. de C.V as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front, Linktone ( LTON), down 21.9%, Pendrell ( PCO), down 5.6%, I.D. Systems ( IDSY), down 2.5% and CalAmp Corporation ( CAMP), down 2.5%.

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