1. As of noon trading, Joy Global ( JOY) is down $0.90 (-1.6%) to $55.28 on light volume Thus far, 810,634 shares of Joy Global exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.20-$56.93 after having opened the day at $56.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.18. Joy Global Inc. engages in the manufacture and servicing of mining equipment for the extraction of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, and other minerals. The company operates in two segments, Underground Mining Machinery and Surface Mining Equipment. Joy Global has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 24.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Joy Global a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Joy Global as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Joy Global Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG). A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.
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