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Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN): Today's Featured Electronics Winner

Texas Instruments (TXN) pushed the Electronics industry higher today making it today's featured electronics winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Texas Instruments rose 27 cents (1%) to $28.54 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7.7 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.4 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $28.06-$28.55 after having opened the day at $28.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.27. Other companies within the Electronics industry that increased today were: China Sunergy (CSUN), up 11.8%, A123 Systems (AONE), up 9%, Transcat (TRNS), up 8.1%, and LGL Group (LGL), up 7.3%.

Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the design and sale of semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $32.06 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Texas Instruments a buy, two analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the negative front, FSI International (FSII), down 18.7%, Winland Electronics (WEX), down 12%, SatCon Technology Corporation (SATC), down 11.2%, and Daystar Technologies (DSTI), down 8.1%, were all losers within the electronics industry with Cooper Industries (CBE) being today's electronics industry loser.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Technology (IYW) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor (SSG).

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