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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 88 points (-0.5%) at 17,785 as of Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,627 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 171 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

(

ASX

), down 2.2%,

Roper Technologies

(

ROP

), down 1.0%,

ABB

(

ABB

), down 0.9%,

Kyocera

(

KYO

), down 0.8% and

ASML

(

ASML

), down 0.5%.

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

3.

Texas Instruments

(

TXN

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Texas Instruments is down $0.55 (-0.9%) to $60.47 on average volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.34-$61.21 after having opened the day at $61.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.02.

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Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $61.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 11.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Texas Instruments a buy, 2 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 solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Texas Instruments Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Applied Materials

(

AMAT

) is down $0.13 (-0.5%) to $24.31 on average volume. Thus far, 7.6 million shares of Applied Materials exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.10-$24.46 after having opened the day at $24.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.44.

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Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. Applied Materials has a market cap of $26.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 30.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Applied Materials a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Applied Materials

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Applied Materials Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Intel

(

INTC

) is down $0.17 (-0.5%) to $31.40 on average volume. Thus far, 8.3 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 22.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.31-$31.65 after having opened the day at $31.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.57.

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Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $149.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate Intel a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Intel

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Intel 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

).