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Allegheny Technologies

(

ATI

) pushed the Industrial industry lower today making it today's featured Industrial laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, Allegheny Technologies fell $0.61 (-1.8%) to $32.94 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,047,424 shares of Allegheny Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,357,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $32.80-$33.49 after having opened the day at $33.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.55. Other companies within the Industrial industry that declined today were:

Mueller Water Products

(

MWA

), down 4.9%,

Highway Holdings

(

HIHO

), down 4.2%,

Ballard Power Systems

(

BLDP

), down 3.8% and

Art's-Way Manufacturing

(

ARTW

), down 2.9%.

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated engages in the production and sale of specialty metals worldwide. It operates in three segments: High Performance Metals, Flat-Rolled Products, and Engineered Products. Allegheny Technologies has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 424.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Allegheny Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Allegheny Technologies

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity.

On the positive front,

Intellicheck Mobilisa

TheStreet Recommends

(

IDN

), up 9.8%,

Fuel Tech

(

FTEK

), up 9.1%,

CVD Equipment Corporation

(

CVV

), up 6.7% and

Marine Products Corporation

(

MPX

), up 6.3% , were all gainers within the industrial industry with

Danaher Corporation

(

DHR

) being today's featured industrial industry leader.

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SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

DIA

) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider

ProShares UltraShort Industrials

(

SIJ

).

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