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

LG.Display Company ( LPL) pushed the Electronics industry higher today making it today's featured electronics winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.4%. By the end of trading, LG.Display Company rose 35 cents (3.5%) to $10.41 on light volume. Throughout the day, 501,885 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $10.31-$10.54 after having opened the day at $10.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.06. Other companies within the Electronics industry that increased today were: Netlist Inc ( NLST), up 21.4%, Uni-pixel Inc ( UNXL), up 8.3%, Silicon Motion Technology Corporation ( SIMO), up 7.6%, and Vimicro International Corporation ( VIMC), up 6.8%.

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 $6.96 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of seven, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 43.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 negative front, Enova Systems Inc ( ENA), down 15.6%, Aetrium Incorporated ( ATRM), down 14%, eMagin Corporation ( EMAN), down 12.1%, and Digital Ally Inc ( DGLY), down 10.7%, were all losers within the electronics industry with Applied Materials Inc ( AMAT) being today's electronics industry loser.

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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