4 Stocks Pushing The Electronics Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.2%) at 13,146 as of Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,344 issues advancing vs. 1,517 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS), down 8.1%, Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM), down 4.3%, AU Optronics Corporation ( AUO), down 3.0%, Corning ( GLW), down 1.6% and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC), up 1.4%, Texas Instruments ( TXN), up 1.2% and Agilent Technologies ( A), up 0.8%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is down $0.81 (-5.3%) to $14.52 on heavy volume Thus far, 1.5 million shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 686,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.49-$14.77 after having opened the day at $14.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.33.

LG Display Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in the Republic of Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and rest of Asia. LG.Display Company has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 47.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LG.Display Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG.Display Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full LG.Display Company Ratings Report now.

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