Leapfrog Stock Soars (LF)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Leapfrog (NYSE: LF) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $4.56 as of 10:15 a.m. ET, 20.9% above Tuesday's closing price of $3.77. Volume is at 555,249, 1.1 times the daily average of 527,900.

Leapfrog has a market cap of $185.7 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 32.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technology-based learning platforms and related proprietary content primarily for infants and children worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.4, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Leapfrog as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full Leapfrog Ratings Report.

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