MEMC Electronic Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (WFR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 13.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 74 cents (-13.5%) at $4.70 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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MEMC Electronic has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 69.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Semiconductor Materials and Solar Energy.

TheStreet Ratings rates MEMC Electronic as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and poor profit margins. You can view the full MEMC Electronic Ratings Report.

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