Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP): Today's Featured Industrial Laggard

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Ballard Power Systems ( BLDP) pushed the Industrial industry lower today making it today's featured Industrial laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.6%. By the end of trading, Ballard Power Systems fell $0.10 (-2.3%) to $4.20 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,661,560 shares of Ballard Power Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10,795,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $4.11-$4.34 after having opened the day at $4.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.30. Other companies within the Industrial industry that declined today were: LiqTech International ( LIQT), down 4.2%, LGL Group ( LGL), down 3.8%, China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ( MY), down 2.7% and Gencor Industries ( GENC), down 1.6%.

Ballard Power Systems Inc. is engaged in the development and commercialization of proton exchange membrane fuel cells worldwide. Ballard Power Systems has a market cap of $433.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 183.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Ballard Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ballard Power Systems as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow.

On the positive front, THT Heat Transfer Technology ( THTI), up 16.7%, Tecumseh Products Company ( TECUA), up 6.7%, Tecumseh Products Company ( TECUB), up 6.6% and Broadwind Energy ( BWEN), up 6.4% , were all gainers within the industrial industry with United Technologies ( UTX) 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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