Deer Consumer Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (DEER)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Deer Consumer Products (Nasdaq: DEER) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 18.3% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $5.07 Friday and opened today's trading at $6.

The average volume for Deer Consumer has been 576,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Deer Consumer has a market cap of $215.7 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 54.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Deer Consumer Products, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of small home and kitchen electronic appliances. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deer Consumer 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 notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full Deer Consumer Ratings Report.

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