JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. (JKS): Today's Featured Industrial Laggard

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JinkoSolar ( JKS) pushed the Industrial industry lower today making it today's featured Industrial laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, JinkoSolar fell $1.55 (-4.7%) to $31.52 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,233,530 shares of JinkoSolar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,410,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $31.36-$33.94 after having opened the day at $33.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.07. Other companies within the Industrial industry that declined today were: Clean Diesel Technologies ( CDTI), down 9.2%, ExOne ( XONE), down 8.1%, Hydrogenics Corporation ( HYGS), down 7.1% and Stratasys ( SSYS), down 6.9%.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in designing, developing, producing, and marketing photovoltaic products in the People's Republic of China and internationally. JinkoSolar has a market cap of $911.4 million and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate JinkoSolar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates JinkoSolar as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins.

On the positive front, ARC Group Worldwide ( ARCW), up 7.8%, L.S. Starrett Company ( SCX), up 7.3%, ZBB Energy Corporation ( ZBB), up 6.8% and Fuelcell Energy ( FCEL), up 6.6% , were all gainers within the industrial industry with Caterpillar ( CAT) 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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