Fuelcell Energy Inc. (FCEL): Today's Featured Industrial Laggard

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Fuelcell Energy ( FCEL) pushed the Industrial industry lower today making it today's featured Industrial laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Fuelcell Energy fell $0.07 (-2.5%) to $2.75 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 29,820,707 shares of Fuelcell Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19,433,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $2.65-$2.88 after having opened the day at $2.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $2.82. Other companies within the Industrial industry that declined today were: China BAK Battery ( CBAK), down 12.1%, Ballard Power Systems ( BLDP), down 8.3%, THT Heat Transfer Technology ( THTI), down 7.1% and L.S. Starrett Company ( SCX), down 6.3%.

FuelCell Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates, and services stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed baseload power generation. Fuelcell Energy has a market cap of $766.9 million and is part of the utilities sector. Shares are up 100.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Fuelcell Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fuelcell Energy as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins.

On the positive front, Adept Technology ( ADEP), up 15.7%, Highpower International ( HPJ), up 12.9%, JinkoSolar ( JKS), up 8.5% and Preformed Line Products Company ( PLPC), up 8.4% , were all gainers within the industrial industry with Eaton Corporation ( ETN) being today's featured industrial industry leader.

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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