NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Advanced Photonix (AMEX: API) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at 64 cents as of 12:01 p.m. ET, 21.9% above Thursday's closing price of 53 cents. Volume is at 124,707, 2.2 times the daily average of 55,700.

Advanced Photonix has a market cap of $17.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 67.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Advanced Photonix, Inc. engages in the development and manufacture of optoelectronic devices and sub-systems, and systems.

TheStreet Ratings rates Advanced Photonix as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Advanced Photonix Ratings Report.

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