NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Aixtron SE NA

(Nasdaq:

AIXG

) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 1.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.34 (+9%) at $16.28 as of 3:15 p.m. ET.

Aixtron SE NA has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

electronics

industry. Shares are down 63.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Aixtron SE, together with its subsidiaries, engages in developing, producing, and installing deposition equipment for the semiconductor and compound-semiconductor industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.9, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 6.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Aixtron SE NA as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Aixtron SE NA Ratings Report

.

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