NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Himax Technologies (Nasdaq: HIMX) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $2.32 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, 20.8% above Wednesday's closing price of $1.92. Volume is at 923,012, 1.5 times the daily average of 634,300. Himax has a market cap of $219.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 91% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Himax Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets semiconductors for flat panel displays. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 12.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Himax as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Himax Ratings Report. See our top % gaining stocks list for other stocks that are soaring today, or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are soaring? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting SOAR to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.