The internet industry closed the day down 3%. LiveDeal Inc ( LIVE), eDiets.com Inc ( DIETD), eDiets.com Inc ( DIET), and Jacada ( JCDA) were all winners today within the internet industry with EasyLink Services International Corporation ( ESIC) being today's featured internet winner. EasyLink Services International Corporation rose 6 cents (1.2%) to $5.09 on light volume. Throughout the day, 142,267 shares of EasyLink Services International Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 204,600 shares.

EasyLink Services International Corporation provides communication applications that enable enterprises to communicate with their customers, trading partners, and other third parties. EasyLink Services International Corporation has a market cap of $175.9 million and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7, equal to the average internet industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 22.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates EasyLink Services International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated.

On the negative front, Market Leader Inc ( LEDR), China Finance Online ( JRJC), Yandex ( YNDX), and Vocus Inc ( VOCS) were all losers within the internet industry with SINA Corporation ( SINA) being today's internet industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the internet industry could consider First Trust Dow Jones Internet Idx ( FDN) while those bearish on the internet industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).
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