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Micron Technology



) pushed the Electronics industry lower today making it today's featured Electronics laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Micron Technology fell $0.68 (-2.7%) to $24.58 on average volume. Throughout the day, 32,050,146 shares of Micron Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 32,447,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $24.19-$25.73 after having opened the day at $25.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.26. Other companies within the Electronics industry that declined today were:




), down 23.6%,

Sequans Communications



), down 15.4%,

Plug Power



), down 13.2% and

Canadian Solar



), down 11.0%.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. Micron Technology has a market cap of $28.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Micron Technology a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Micron Technology

as a


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

On the positive front,

Ascent Solar Technologies



), up 9.3%,




), up 7.7%,

Bel Fuse



), up 7.4% and

Alliance Fiber Optic Products



), up 6.9% , were all gainers within the electronics industry with




) being today's featured electronics industry leader.

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iShares Dow Jones US Technology



) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor




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