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5 Stocks Pulling The Electronics Industry Downward

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 91 points (-0.6%) at 15,838 as of Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 929 issues advancing vs. 2,026 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CGG ( CGG), down 3.0%, Semiconductor Manufacturing International C ( SMI), down 2.4% and Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 1.8%. Top gainers within the industry include Himax Technologies ( HIMX), up 5.2%, Advantest ( ATE), up 4.5%, Corning ( GLW), up 1.3% and Eaton Corporation ( ETN), up 0.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Fluidigm Corporation ( FLDM) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fluidigm Corporation is down $3.59 (-8.8%) to $37.39 on heavy volume. Thus far, 576,600 shares of Fluidigm Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 248,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.44-$39.89 after having opened the day at $39.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.98.

Fluidigm Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets microfluidic systems for academic research institutions, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and biotechnology and Ag-Bio companies. Fluidigm Corporation has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 7.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Fluidigm Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fluidigm Corporation as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been unimpressive growth in net income over time. Get the full Fluidigm Corporation Ratings Report now.

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