The electronics industry closed the day down 5.2%. New Energy Systems Group ( NEWN), Hanwha SolarOne ( HSOL), Vitesse Semiconductor ( VTSS), and Quicklogic Corporation ( QUIK) were all decliners today within the electronics industry with NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA) being today's featured electronics loser. NVIDIA Corporation fell 62 cents (-5%) to $11.89 on average volume. Throughout the day, 22.4 million shares of NVIDIA Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 22.6 million shares.

NVIDIA Corporation provides visual computing, high performance computing, and mobile computing solutions that generate interactive graphics on various devices ranging from tablets and smart phones to notebooks and workstations. NVIDIA Corporation has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 18.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates NVIDIA as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and deteriorating net income.

On the positive front, Meade Instruments Corporation ( MEAD), Eltek ( ELTK), Elster Group SE ADR ( ELT), and Micronetics Inc ( NOIZ) were all gainers within the electronics industry with SL Industries Inc ( SLI) being today's featured electronics industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Technology ( IYW) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor ( SSG).
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