LG.Display Company Ltd. (LPL): Today's Featured Electronics Loser

The electronics industry closed the day up 1%. Applied Energetics Inc ( AERG), Digital Ally Inc ( DGLY), Daqo New Energy ( DQ), and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc ( ASX) were all decliners today within the electronics industry with LG.Display Company ( LPL) being today's featured electronics loser. LG.Display Company fell 31 cents (-3.2%) to $9.47 on light volume. Throughout the day, 864,166 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares.

LG Display Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and supply of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCD) to original equipment manufacturers and multinational corporations primarily in Asia, the United States, and Europe. LG.Display Company has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 44.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG.Display as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.

On the positive front, Triquint Semiconductor ( TQNT), Spire Corporation ( SPIR), Fairchild Semiconductor International ( FCS), and ReneSola ( SOL) were all gainers within the electronics industry with Intel ( INTC) 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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