Tenaris SA (TS): Today's Featured Industrial Winner

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Tenaris ( TS) pushed the Industrial industry higher today making it today's featured industrial winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Tenaris rose $0.85 (1.9%) to $45.09 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,154,595 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 875,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $44.38-$45.22 after having opened the day at $45.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.24. Other companies within the Industrial industry that increased today were: China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ( MY), up 9.6%, Bonso Electronics International ( BNSO), up 8.2%, Fuelcell Energy ( FCEL), up 7.1% and LGL Group ( LGL), up 5.7%.

Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. Tenaris has a market cap of $26.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tenaris as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front, China BAK Battery ( CBAK), down 15.8%, ZBB Energy Corporation ( ZBB), down 9.6%, Continental Materials Corporation ( CUO), down 8.0% and Allegheny Technologies ( ATI), down 5.8% , were all laggards within the industrial industry with Joy Global ( JOY) being today's industrial industry laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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