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) pushed the Consumer Durables industry higher today making it today's featured consumer durables winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Sony Corporation rose $0.34 (1.7%) to $20.38 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,702,483 shares of Sony Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,057,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $19.97-$20.50 after having opened the day at $20.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.04. Other companies within the Consumer Durables industry that increased today were:
), up 4.3%,
), up 4.1%,
), up 4.0% and
), up 4.0%.
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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 $20.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 78.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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 Sony Corporation as a
. 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.
- You can view the full Sony Corporation Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 7.3%,
), down 6.2%,
), down 5.8% and
), down 5.8% , were all laggards within the consumer durables industry with
) being today's consumer durables industry laggard.
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