Trina Solar Limited (TSL): Today's Featured Electronics Winner

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Trina Solar ( TSL) pushed the Electronics industry higher today making it today's featured electronics winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Trina Solar rose $0.13 (1.0%) to $12.84 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 7,167,741 shares of Trina Solar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4,321,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $12.72-$13.66 after having opened the day at $12.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.71. Other companies within the Electronics industry that increased today were: SemiLEDs ( LEDS), up 15.0%, Revolution Lighting Technologies ( RVLT), up 12.6%, Nexxus Lighting ( NEXS), up 12.6% and Altair Nanotechnologies ( ALTI), up 7.2%.

Trina Solar Limited, an integrated solar-power products manufacturer, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of photovoltaic (PV) modules worldwide. The company provides mono- and multi-crystalline silicon ingots, wafers, cells, and related products. Trina Solar has a market cap of $926.2 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 170.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Trina Solar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Trina Solar as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.

On the negative front, Jabil Circuit ( JBL), down 9.9%, Digital Power Corporation ( DPW), down 6.8%, LightPath Technologies ( LPTH), down 5.3% and Eltek ( ELTK), down 4.6% , were all laggards within the electronics industry with Intel ( INTC) being today's electronics industry laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Technology ( IYW) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor ( SSG).

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