ST, ADI, ALTR, NVDA And BRCM, Pushing Electronics Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 79 points (0.5%) at 15,467 as of Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,746 issues advancing vs. 1,183 declining with 133 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.34 versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include First Solar ( FSLR), down 2.41, LG.Display Company ( LPL), down 2.50, Amphenol ( APH), down 2.16, United Microelectronics ( UMC), down 1.81 and STMicroelectronics ( STM), down 2.03. Top gainers within the industry include Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), up 4.9%, Intel ( INTC), up 1.1% and Eaton Corporation ( ETN), up 0.6%.

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

5. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V ( ST) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Sensata Technologies Holding N.V is down $1.29 (-3.5%) to $35.40 on heavy volume Thus far, 4.3 million shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.30-$35.75 after having opened the day at $35.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.69.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V, through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls primarily in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sensors and Controls. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V has a market cap of $6.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sensata Technologies Holding N.V as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sensata Technologies Holding N.V Ratings Report now.

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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V (ST) Highlighted As Weak On High Volume