NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Dynasil Corporation of America

(Nasdaq:

DYSL

) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $2.34 as of 3:56 p.m. ET, 21.9% above Wednesday's closing price of $1.92. Volume is at 26,258, 1.2 times the daily average of 22,700.

Dynasil Corporation of America has a market cap of $35.6 million and is part of the

technology

sector and

electronics

industry. Shares are up 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dynasil Corporation of America engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of detection, sensing and analysis technology, precision instruments, and optical components in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.2, below the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 28.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dynasil Corporation of America as a

TheStreet Recommends

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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full

Dynasil Corporation of America Ratings Report

.

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