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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 6 points (0.0%) at 17,548 as of Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,802 issues advancing vs. 1,173 declining with 159 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Bruker

(

BRKR

), down 13.6%,

Triquint Semiconductor

(

TQNT

), down 4.5%,

Avago Technologies

(

AVGO

), down 2.5%,

ASML

(

ASML

), down 2.5% and

Micron Technology

(

MU

), down 1.8%. A company within the industry that increased today was

AU Optronics

(

AUO

), up 3.4%.

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

3.

Lam Research

(

LRCX

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Lam Research is down $1.31 (-1.6%) to $78.28 on light volume. Thus far, 349,830 shares of Lam Research exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.81-$79.71 after having opened the day at $79.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.59.

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Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Lam Research has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 46.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lam Research

as a

buy

TheStreet Recommends

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

Lam Research Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

RF Micro Devices

(

RFMD

) is down $0.66 (-4.8%) to $13.10 on average volume. Thus far, 7.0 million shares of RF Micro Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.97-$13.90 after having opened the day at $13.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.76.

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RF Micro Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 166.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

RF Micro Devices

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

RF Micro Devices Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Corning

(

GLW

) is down $0.15 (-0.7%) to $20.53 on light volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Corning exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.49-$20.76 after having opened the day at $20.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.68.

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Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. Corning has a market cap of $26.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 16.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Corning a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Corning

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Corning Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, 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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