LSI Corporation (LSI): Today's Featured Electronics Winner

LSI Corporation ( LSI) pushed the Electronics industry higher today making it today's featured electronics winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.7%. By the end of trading, LSI Corporation rose 15 cents (1.9%) to $8.04 on average volume. Throughout the day, nine million shares of LSI Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $7.84-$8.09 after having opened the day at $7.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.89. Other companies within the Electronics industry that increased today were: ClearSign Combustion ( CLIR), up 13.1%, Orion Energy Systems ( OESX), up 9.9%, Enphase Energy ( ENPH), up 7.8%, and LDK Solar Company ( LDK), up 7.4%.

LSI Corporation designs, develops, and markets storage and networking semiconductors worldwide. LSI Corporation has a market cap of $4.65 billion and is part of the technology sector. Currently there are nine analysts that rate LSI Corporation a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and three rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LSI Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

On the negative front, Vimicro International Corporation ( VIMC), down 13.5%, Nam Tai Electronics ( NTE), down 11.6%, Aetrium Incorporated ( ATRM), down 10%, and LightPath Technologies ( LPTH), down 9.9%, were all losers within the electronics industry with SanDisk ( SNDK) 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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