LeCroy Stock Soars (LCRY)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of LeCroy Corporation (Nasdaq: LCRY) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $14.15 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, 54.8% above Friday's closing price of $9.14. Volume is at 4.3 million, 68.5 times the daily average of 63,100.

LeCroy has a market cap of $153.8 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 8.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

LeCroy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and licenses oscilloscopes and communication protocol analyzers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates LeCroy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full LeCroy Ratings Report.

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