1. As of noon trading, Sony Corporation ( SNE) is down $0.39 (-2.2%) to $17.38 on light volume Thus far, 807,725 shares of Sony Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.35-$17.61 after having opened the day at $17.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.77. Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Sony Corporation has a market cap of $17.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 58.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Sony Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sony Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Sony Corporation Ratings Report now. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE If you are interested in one of these 4 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer durables industry could consider Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR ( XLY) while those bearish on the consumer durables industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK). 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.