5 Stocks Pushing The Electronics Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 52 points (0.4%) at 12,867 as of Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, 11:54 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,426 issues advancing vs. 1,481 declining with 120 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include AU Optronics Corporation ( AUO), down 4.8%, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 4.3%, Siliconware Precision Industries ( SPIL), down 4.0% and KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC), down 1.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Micron Technology ( MU), up 1.9%, NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA), up 0.3% and SanDisk ( SNDK), up 0.8%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. NXP Semiconductor ( NXPI) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, NXP Semiconductor is down $0.46 (-1.8%) to $24.74 on light volume Thus far, 258,303 shares of NXP Semiconductor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.50-$24.99 after having opened the day at $24.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.20.

NXP Semiconductors N.V., through its subsidiary, NXP B.V., provides mixed signal solutions and standard products worldwide. NXP Semiconductor has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of -56.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 64.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate NXP Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NXP Semiconductor as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full NXP Semiconductor Ratings Report now.

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