Fushi Copperweld Inc. (FSIN): Today's Featured Industrial Goods Winner

The industrial goods sector closed the day down 4.4%. Ener1 Inc ( HEV), IntriCon Corporation ( IIN), ZBB Energy Corporation ( ZBB), and McDermott International Inc ( MDR) were all winners today within the industrial goods sector with Fushi Copperweld Inc ( FSIN) being today's featured industrial goods winner. Fushi Copperweld Inc rose 9 cents (1.8%) to $5.04 on average volume. Throughout the day, 303,156 shares of Fushi Copperweld Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 290,900 shares.

Fushi Copperweld, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes bimetallic wire products, principally copper-clad aluminum (CCA) and copper-clad steel (CCS). Fushi Copperweld Inc has a market cap of $176.5 million and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 6.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 44.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fushi Copperweld 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 attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.

On the negative front, China BAK Battery Inc ( CBAK), Cleantech Solutions International Inc ( CLNT), Fuel Tech Inc ( FTEK), and Ecotality Inc ( ECTY) were all losers within the industrial goods sector with Cemex SAB de CV ( CX) being today's industrial goods sector Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG).

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