NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Active Power

(Nasdaq:

ACPW

) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 14.9% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at 94 cents Tuesday and opened today's trading at 80 cents.

The average volume for Active has been 734,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Active has a market cap of $72.4 million and is part of the

utilities

sector and

utilities

industry. Shares are up 42% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Active Power, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets critical power quality solutions.

TheStreet Ratings rates Active as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full

Active Ratings Report

.

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