All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 163 points (-0.9%) at 17,539 as of Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 691 issues advancing vs. 2,260 declining with 136 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

IPG Photonics

(

IPGP

), down 3.6%,

Garmin

(

GRMN

), down 2.3%,

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V

(

ST

), down 1.9%,

NXP Semiconductors

(

NXPI

), down 1.5% and

Ametek

(

AME

), down 1.4%.

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

3.

Acuity Brands

(

AYI

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Acuity Brands is down $2.45 (-1.1%) to $209.91 on light volume. Thus far, 63,464 shares of Acuity Brands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 490,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $207.82-$212.78 after having opened the day at $211.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $212.36.

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Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. Acuity Brands has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 51.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Acuity Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Acuity Brands

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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

Acuity Brands Ratings Report

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2. As of noon trading,

ASML

(

ASML

) is down $0.55 (-0.6%) to $93.40 on average volume. Thus far, 583,219 shares of ASML exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $93.18-$93.85 after having opened the day at $93.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.95.

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ASML Holding N.V. engages in the development, production, marketing, sale, and servicing of advanced semiconductor equipment systems with a focus on lithography related systems worldwide. ASML has a market cap of $40.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 12.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate ASML a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ASML

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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

ASML Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Lam Research

(

LRCX

) is down $0.78 (-1.0%) to $76.04 on light volume. Thus far, 607,253 shares of Lam Research exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.01-$76.50 after having opened the day at $76.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.82.

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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 $12.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Lam Research a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lam Research

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, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Lam Research 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

).