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3 Electronics Stocks Dragging The Industry Down

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 99 points (0.6%) at 17,076 as of Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,467 issues advancing vs. 494 declining with 140 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 1.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS), up 14.5%, FLIR Systems ( FLIR), up 4.7%, Avago Technologies ( AVGO), up 2.8%, NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI), up 2.0% and Agilent Technologies ( A), up 1.8%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Advanced Micro Devices is down $0.82 (-17.8%) to $3.76 on heavy volume. Thus far, 100.4 million shares of Advanced Micro Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 25.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.67-$3.79 after having opened the day at $3.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.57.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Computing Solutions and Graphics and Visual Solutions. Advanced Micro Devices has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 20.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Advanced Micro Devices a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Advanced Micro Devices as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Advanced Micro Devices Ratings Report now.

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