BTU International Stock Soars (BTUI)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.18 as of 3:47 p.m. ET, 21.6% above Monday's closing price of $4.26. Volume is at 12,376, one times the daily average of 11,800.

BTU International has a market cap of $38.2 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 52.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

BTU International, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of thermal processing systems used in various manufacturing processes primarily in the electronics, alternative energy, and automotive industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 9.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates BTU International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full BTU International Ratings Report.

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