Cree Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (CREE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) were gapping up Wednesday morning with an open price 14.7% higher than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $33.47 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $38.38.

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The average volume for Cree has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cree has a market cap of $3.93 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures lighting-class light emitting diode (LED) products, lighting products, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 77.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cree as a hold. 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 and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. You can view the full Cree Ratings Report.

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