The technology sector closed the day down 2.6%. Recon Technology ( RCON), Vetro Inc ( VTRO), Shanda Interactive Entertainment ( SNDA), and Sequans Communications SA ADR ( SQNS) were all winners today within the technology sector with NTT DoCoMo Inc ( DCM) being today's featured technology winner. NTT DoCoMo Inc rose 22 cents (1.2%) to $18.40 on average volume. Throughout the day, 297,260 shares of NTT DoCoMo Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 300,900 shares.

NTT DOCOMO, Inc. provides wireless telecommunications services, packet communications services, and satellite mobile communications services in Japan. NTT DoCoMo Inc has a market cap of $76.3 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 12.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates NTT DoCoMo as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

On the negative front, Helios & Matheson Information Technology In ( HMNYD), Helios & Matheson Information Technology In ( HMNY), Energy Conversion Devices Inc ( ENER), and Canadian Solar Inc ( CSIQ) were all losers within the technology sector with Corning Inc ( GLW) being today's technology sector Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the technology sector could consider Technology Select Sector SPDR ( XLK) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).
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