Consumer Electronics include smartphones, cameras, game consoles, GPS navigators and video media, etc and this industry generated profit through the sale of these products. With the evolution of new technology, the demand for these products also increases. Consumers want a wide range of new products with more capabilities and expanded services and installations.
The consumer electronics industry is expected to show positive growth because of the new trends and technological innovations in the technology sector. This industry is following various new trends to keep pace with the fast-growing market. One of the trends is 5G technology which promised to be much faster in terms of speed of the internet. This technology is also helpful for people living in areas that areas where they have very poor or weak 4G coverage.
Let take a look at how this industry is using new technology to meet the needs of consumers:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares were trading down -5.60% at $108.86 at the time of writing on Friday. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) share price went from a low point around $53.15 to briefly over $137.98 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $108.86. AAPL market cap has remained high, hitting $1972.26B at the time of writing, giving it a price-to-sales ratio of more than 7. If we look at the recent analyst rating AAPL, Atlantic Equities resumed coverage on AAPL shares with an Overweight rating and a $121.77 price target, which implies room for 12.91% upside momentum this year.
Sonos Inc. (NASDAQ: SONO)
Sonos Inc. (NASDAQ: SONO) last closed at $14.60, in a 52-week range of $6.58 to $17.83. Analysts have a consensus price target of $16.43. Sonos Inc. revealed that it has decided to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 3, 2020, on November 18, 2020. SONO market cap has remained high, hitting $1.69 B at the time of writing.
Vuzix Corporation (VUZI)
Vuzix Corporation (VUZI) stock drop by -2.72% to $3.94. The most recent rating by Alliance Global Partners, on May 11, 2020, is at a Neutral. Vuzix Corporation (VUZI) earlier disclosed that it has decided to host a conference call regarding its third quarter 2020 operating results at 4:30 PM Eastern Time (ET), November 9, 2020.
GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO)
GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) shares headed falling, lower as much as -2.78%. The most recent rating by Citigroup, on March 16, 2020, is at a Sell. GoPro Inc. (GPRO) has announced earlier that it is scheduled to release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020, after the market closes on November 5, 2020. GPRO market cap has remained high, hitting $964.30 million at the time of writing.
Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE)
Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE) rose 0.28% after gaining more than $0.23 on Friday. Sony Corporation (SNE) is reportedly in final talks with AT& T to buy U.S. animation-streaming service Crunchyroll in a deal worth more than 100 billion yen ($957 million), the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday.
iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT)
iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) last closed at $79.58, in a 52-week range of $32.79 to $98.55. Analysts have a consensus price target of $92.20. iRobot Corporation (IRBT) share price went from a low point around $32.79 to briefly over $98.55 in the past 52 weeks. IRBT market cap has remained high, hitting $2.27 Billion at the time of writing.
Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR)
Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR) stock drop by -5.56% to $18.02. The most recent rating by Stifel, on September 30, 2020, is at a Buy. Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR) and its Hamburg, German-based PC brand ROCCAT, earlier revealed their line-up of brand ambassadors coming together to stream for the Gamers Outreach charity.