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) pushed the Consumer Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Durables laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Sony Corporation fell $0.34 (-1.6%) to $21.24 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,620,702 shares of Sony Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4,745,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $20.98-$21.40 after having opened the day at $21.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.58. Other companies within the Consumer Durables industry that declined today were:
), down 10.0%,
), down 4.4%,
), down 3.9% and
), down 2.9%.
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Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Sony Corporation has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 92.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Sony Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall.
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On the positive front,
), up 3.9%,
), up 2.8%,
), up 2.7% and
), up 2.4% , were all gainers within the consumer durables industry with
) being today's featured consumer durables industry leader.
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