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Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A

(

YOKU

) pushed the Internet industry higher today making it today's featured internet winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.7%. By the end of trading, Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A rose $0.92 (3.3%) to $28.67 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 11,337,727 shares of Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,991,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $28.46-$30.95 after having opened the day at $29.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.75. Other companies within the Internet industry that increased today were:

AOL

(

AOL

), up 3.7%,

Mercadolibre

(

MELI

), up 3.3%,

TechTarget

(

TTGT

), up 2.5% and

NetEase

(

NTES

), up 2.4%.

Youku Tudou Inc. operates as an Internet television company in the People's Republic of China. Its Internet television platform enables consumers to search, view, and share video content across various devices. Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Youku Tudou Inc ADR repr Class A as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share.

On the negative front,

CRITEO

(

CRTO

), down 12.3%,

ChinaNet Online Holdings

(

CNET

), down 12.0%,

China Finance Online

(

JRJC

), down 11.4% and

58.com

(

WUBA

), down 9.5% , were all laggards within the internet industry with

Amazon.com

(

AMZN

) being today's internet industry laggard.

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

First Trust Dow Jones Internet Idx

(

FDN

) while those bearish on the internet industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Technology

(

REW

).

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