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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 21 points (-0.1%) at 18,193 as of Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,682 issues advancing vs. 1,233 declining with 204 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that increased today was

Micron Technology

(

MU

), up 0.9%.

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 $0.72 (-0.9%) to $82.66 on light volume. Thus far, 570,599 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 $82.22-$83.28 after having opened the day at $83.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.38.

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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 $13.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lam Research

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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Lam Research Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Avago Technologies

(

AVGO

) is down $1.98 (-1.5%) to $127.27 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $126.14-$128.70 after having opened the day at $128.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $129.25.

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Avago Technologies Limited designs, develops, and supplies semiconductor devices with a focus on analog III-V based products. The company operates through four segments: Wireless Communications, Wired Infrastructure, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other segments. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $28.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 28.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Avago Technologies

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Avago Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Intel

(

INTC

) is down $0.21 (-0.6%) to $33.44 on light volume. Thus far, 6.7 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 28.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.23-$33.64 after having opened the day at $33.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.65.

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Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $160.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Intel a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Intel

as a

buy

. 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. We feel these 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

).

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