Marvell Technology Group

(

MRVL

) pushed the Electronics industry lower today making it today's featured Electronics loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.3%. By the end of trading, Marvell Technology Group fell 27 cents (-2.1%) to $12.78 on average volume. Throughout the day, 12 million shares of Marvell Technology Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $12.71-$12.89 after having opened the day at $12.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.05. Other company's within the Electronics industry that declined today were:

Microvision

(

MVIS

), down 26.3%,

Enphase Energy

(

ENPH

), down 10.1%,

Maxwell Technologies

(

MXWL

), down 8.5%, and

Semiconductor Manufacturing International C

(

SMI

), down 7.9%.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. designs, develops, and markets analog, mixed-signal, digital signal processing, and embedded and standalone ARM-based microprocessor integrated circuits. Marvell Technology Group has a market cap of $7.49 billion and is part of the

technology

sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Marvell Technology Group a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Marvell Technology Group 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front,

Hoku

(

HOKU

), up 59.2%,

Nortech Systems Incorporated

(

NSYS

), up 29.1%,

SL Industries

(

SLI

), up 15.8%, and

Aehr Test Systems

(

AEHR

), up 14.5%, were all gainers within the electronics industry with

Veeco Instruments

(

VECO

) being today's featured electronics industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Technology

(

IYW

) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor

(

SSG

).

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