Jinpan International Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (JST)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Jinpan International (Nasdaq: JST) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 10.1% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $8.75 Friday and opened today's trading at $9.63.

The average volume for Jinpan International has been 85,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jinpan International has a market cap of $139.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Jinpan International Limited engages in the design and manufacture of cast resin transformers for voltage distribution equipment. Its cast resin transformers allow high voltage transmissions of electricity to be distributed to various locations in lower, more usable voltages. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.9, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 6.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Jinpan International 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 attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Jinpan International Ratings Report.

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