The industrial industry closed the day up 3.6%. Euro Tech Holdings Company ( CLWT), SmartHeat Inc ( HEAT), Clean Diesel Technologies Inc ( CDTI), and Ener1 Inc ( HEV) were all decliners today within the industrial industry with Advanced Battery Technologies Inc ( ABAT) being today's featured industrial loser. Advanced Battery Technologies Inc fell 2 cents (-1.9%) to $1.05 on light volume. Throughout the day, 839,581 shares of Advanced Battery Technologies Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of rechargeable polymer lithium-ion (PLI) batteries. The company operates in two segments, Batteries and Electric Vehicles. Advanced Battery Technologies Inc has a market cap of $73.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 1.9, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 72.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TheStreet Ratings rates Advanced Battery 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 unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
Shares of Advanced Battery Technologies (Nasdaq:ABAT) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $1.55 as of three p.m. ET, 20.2% above Friday's closing price of $1.29. Volume is at 3.1 million, 1.2 times the daily average of 2.6 million.